BREAKING: Sheffield's Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill pregnant with second child

Andy and Jessica on their wedding day.

Andy and Jessica on their wedding day.

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Athletics golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is pregnant with her second child.

The 31-year-old, who won heptathlon gold at the 2012 London Olympics, announced on Twitter that she and husband Andy Hill are expecting a baby. They already have a son, Reggie, aged two.

Dame Jessica, who lives in Millhouses, said: "Someone's going to be a big brother. Another little Ennis-Hill on the way. So happy."

She was flooded with congratulations.

Bernie Baldwin‏ said: "Congratulations to you and Andy. Health and happiness to you all."

Belinda Moore‏ added: "Awesome news, so pleased for you and Andy. Happy days."

Jessica Ennis-Hill during her athletics career.

Jessica Ennis-Hill during her athletics career.

Victoria McNamara‏ tweeted: "Congratulations! Another gold."

Dame Jessica retired from athletics last year after picking up a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

She has recently launched a new career as a children's author after signing a seven book deal with Hodder Children's Books.