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Cheering crowds welcome London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning heptathlete Jessica Ennis back to her home city Sheffield

Olympics golden girl Jessica Ennis has told thousands of people in her home city: "This is my home and this is the place that I love."

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Rising star Anthony Joshua

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Jess Ennis is in high spirits yesterday after her heptathlon victory on Saturday night

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Sheffield turns out to cheer Jess home

Bubbling with anticipation and bursting with pride, hundreds cheer and whoop as the screen fills with the image of the one they've come to see: the local girl-turned-national icon. Jessica Ennis, here more perhaps than anywhere, is the focus of everyone's hopes and dreams.

Friday 3, August: Jessica Ennis of Great Britain competes in the Women's Heptathlon 200m on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

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Britain's Jessica Ennis claimed a 184-point lead in the heptathlon thanks to a sensational performance in front of a massive crowd in the Olympic Stadium.

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