Sotherton to miss worlds

ATHLETICS: British hepathlete Kelly Sotherton has pulled out of next month&rsquo;s World Championships in Berlin with a persistent heel injury.<br /> <br />Sotherton, a bronze medallist at the 2004 Olympics and the World Championships two years ago, has failed to beat an injury suffered in February. <br /><br />She said: &ldquo;I&rsquo;d probably be able to finish in the top eight, but I only want to go if I can really contend for a medal.&rdquo;