US send strong team to Birmingham

A powerful USA team including sprinters Wallace Spearmon, Lauryn Williams and Allyson Felix will line up in Birmingham later this month.
World and Olympic long jump champion Dwight Phillips will also be on show, while world champion Tianna Madison will take on Kelly Sotherton.

In the 3,000m, Bernard Lagat will run for the USA for the first time having recently taken citizenship.

World record holder of Liu Xiang of China will compete in the 110m hurdles.

The Norwich Union International meeting takes place on 19-20 August.