What today’s papers are saying:
SUNDAY MIRROR: Jess Ennis was crowned the greatest female athlete on the planet last night. Also: Mark Cavendish has vowed to have one more crack at winning an Olympic gold medal - by returning to track cycling for the Rio games in 2016.
THE SUN: Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah led Team GB to the greatest night in our Olympic history and sobbed: It will never get better than this. Also: Daniel Sturridge last night proved that even on a day of spectacular sporting glory, the Brits still cannot win a penalty shootout.
THE PEOPLE: Jess Ennis, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford sparked wild national celebrations last night as Britain enjoyed its greatest Olympics day in more than a century. Also: Kat Copeland wore a look of utter disbelief as she told pal Sophie Hosking: “We’ve won the Olympics - we’re going to be on a stamp!”
MAIL ON SUNDAY: Jess Ennis stole the hearts of the nation as Britain recorded their best gold medal haul in a single day for 104 years. Also: Manchester United have agreed a £30million deal for Brazil’s Lucas Moura - and Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping to take his spending to a close on £50m by finally ending the Robin van Persie transfer saga this week.
SUNDAY EXPRESS: Britain stunned the world last night with three Olympic gold medals as 80,000 fans rocked the new stadium. Also: Super Saturday at the London Olympics delivered on its promise yesterday with a cascade of gold medals and a waterfall of tears from Britain’s dynamic young sporting heroes.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY: Great Britain is celebrating its best Olympic day in 104 years, winning SIX gold medals on Super Saturday. Also: Great Britain’s golden Olympic football dream died in a dramatic penalty shootout. Also: Jose Mourinho has slammed Stuart Pearce and British Olympic bosses for snubbing David Beckham.
THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: Britain won six gold medals in sensational style yesterday - three in the space of an hour with victory following victory in the heptathlon, the long jump and the 10,000 metres. Also: The velodrome rocked to another brilliant, British cycling victory last night. Also: For seven years he had tried in vain to reach a final at Wimbledon - now Andy Murray has managed it three times in the space of a month.
THE SUNDAY TIMES: Jessica Ennis fulfilled a lifetime dream last night when she became the Olympic heptathlon champion. Also: At the end of a superb day for British athletics, you might argue that Mo Farah kept the best until last.
THE OBSERVER: The 40ft banner draped across the front of John Lewis in her home city of Sheffield is the local confirmation of Jessica Ennis’s national and international status - a status cemented last week when she appeared, eyes fixed on the camera and in mid-javelin throw, on the cover of Time magazine’s Olympics special.
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY: Jessica Ennis last night crowned a fantastic day at the end of a remarkable week of sport, with a record-breaking gold medal win in the heptathlon. Also: Gold is not enough for British cyclists. The goal is now to crush, to obliterate, to set a standard way beyond the imagination of their rivals.