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Adam Gemili suffers injury on the track

London sprinter Adam Gemili has crashed out of the Birmingham Grand Prix with a hamstring injury. A little earlier he had achieved a career milestone when he ran his first sub 10 second 100m.

Gemili being tended to on the track in the 100m final during the Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix

The 21 year old from Dartford ran 9.97 secs in Birmingham to become the first Briton to go under both 10 seconds in the 100m and 20 seconds in the 200m.

He was taken from the track in a wheelchair as the American, Marvin Bracey went on to win the final.

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'Drained' Mo Farah withdraws from Birmingham event

Olympic champion Mo Farah has pulled out of today's 1500m race at the Diamond League event in Birmingham saying he is "emotionally and physically drained".

"This week has been very stressful and taken a lot out of me. I have not been able to focus properly on today's race," Farah said in a statement.

Mo Farah speaking in Birmingham yesterday. Credit: Barry Coombs/PA Wire

"I want to run well in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing and have decided it is better for me to go back to the US, seek answers to my questions and get back into training."

"I apologise to the people who bought tickets to come and watch me race and ask for your understanding at this time."


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Arsenal midfielder charged over FA Cup celebrations

Jack Wilshere spoke during a bus parade. Credit: PA

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged with misconduct following his foul-mouth tirade during his side's FA Cup celebrations.

Wilshere swore about rivals Spurs during a sing-a-long with fans in the middle of the club's open-top bus parade on Sunday.

The FA said in a statement: "It is alleged his conduct in making and/or inciting certain comments during the club’s open bus trophy tour was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute."

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