Jessica Ennis-Hill will represent GB in the heptathlon in Beijing

World Championships 2015: Jessica Ennis-Hill to compete in heptathlon in Beijing as Team GB announced

It will be the first time she has represented Great Britain since the birth of her son Reggie just over a year ago

More than 2,000 athletes are competing at the site of the 1936 ‘Nazi Games’

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Athletes from 36 countries will compete in the austere, stone amphitheatre built for Hitler's 1936 Olympics

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Britain’s leading athlete may have been in the headlines for the wrong reasons in past weeks but he remains the world’s leading distance runner. A repeat of that golden double over the 5,000m and 10,000m will be a hard ask but the Londoner ought to come out on top in at least one. Prospects: Going for gold
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Heptathletes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katarina Johnson-Thompson compete in the long jump

Anniversary Games 2015: Jessica Ennis-Hill hits form for world stage

Olympic heptathlon champion produces another season’s best but there are still doubts about her participation in next month’s Beijing showpiece

Four-time gold medallist David Weir is in the 1500m

Anniversary Games 2015: David Weir regrets lost momentum after Paralympic triumph

David Weir’s return to the Olympic Stadium today will bring back memories from the heady days of London 2012 but it will be accompanied by a sense of regret.

Britain’s Greg Rutherford came third in the long jump

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt scorches past his rivals to win the 100m at the Olympic Stadium

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The Last Word: The 100 metres will be reduced to a supposed clash between good, in the form of Bolt, and evil, in the guise of Justin Gatlin

Jessica Ennis-Hill makes light work of the 100m hurdles at the Anniversary Games

Anniversary Games 2015: Jessica Ennis-Hill heads into crucial day buoyed by fast hurdles time

Ennis-Hill records impressive showing in 100m hurdles ahead of her appearances in the long jump and 200m

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Anniversary Games 2015: Usain Bolt back in business as he blows away the cobwebs

Bolt blasts to sup-10 second victory despite poor start on scene of his 2012 triumph

David Rudisha cruises towards 800m gold in world-record time at London 2012

David Rudisha: I'm getting back to my London 2012 best

Today will be an acid test as he comes face to face with Nijel Amos, whose ungainly running style is in stark contrast to the grace of his rival

Tiffany Porter (left) and Cindy Ofili in London yesterday

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Cindy Ofili and Tiffany Porter want a 1-2 at the Olympic Stadium - just in a different order

Usain Bolt celebrates after anchoring Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year

Anniversary Games: Bolt of sunshine is just what athletics has been crying out for

The sprinter is big news. Even the Chancellor of the Exchequer saw that, allowing a one-off tax break to encourage his appearance back in London

Usain Bolt vowed to beat runner that he labelled as 'drugs cheats'

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Jamaican sprinter in upbeat mood ahead of this weekend's Anniversary Games in London

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