WORLD OF SPORT: Bell urged to stay on, Ennis-Hill toasts world gold, Ashes heading to BT Sport

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Alastair Cook has urged Ian Bell not to quit Test cricket after he hinted he could be ready to call it a day.

The England skipper urged the 33-year to stick around and help take his youthful Ashes-winning outfit to the top of the world game. (Star)

Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned the heptathlon world champion just 13 months after giving birth.

The Sheffield-based Olympic heroine claimed the title after winning the 800m in 2:10:13, overtaking Brianne Theisen Eato with around 20 metres to go. (Mirror)

British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson is in a coma after suffering a head injury during a race in Pennsylvania on Sunday.

The ex-Formula 1 driver, who drives for Andretti Autosport, appeared to be hit by debris after a car crashed in front of him and he then hit a wall. (BBC)

Live coverage of the next Ashes will be on BT Sport after the broadcaster unveiled a five-year deal with Cricket Australia to show its international matches exclusively in the UK from 2016. (Guardian)