Liu requires operation after fall

Associated Press  |  Last updated August 08, 2012
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang will require an operation on his right Achilles tendon. The 2004 Olympic champion was injured Tuesday during the 110-meter hurdle heats at the London Olympics. Liu's representative, Jos Hermens, said Wednesday that the operation would likely take place in England. Chinese team leader Feng Shuyong said the initial assessment of Liu's injury was a ruptured Achilles tendon. One day after Liu's injury, Aries Merritt of the United States won the gold medal.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER:
The Prop: 2016 NFL Season Preview Edition
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Ezekiel Elliott text messages raise questions about drug test

Mets' survivor tactics set up strong chances in September

Tiger Woods announces he will return to golf in October

Joey Bosa to miss Week 1 for Chargers

Drew Brees, Saints agree to one-year contract extension

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Browns name Robert Griffin III team captain

Mike Zimmer: Vikings won’t name starting QB before Sunday

Bills’ OL Seantrel Henderson facing a four-game suspension

Report: Bosh wants to play, working on solution with Heat

John Tortorella will bench players if they sit during national anthem

Jared Goff to be a healthy inactive in Rams' season opener

Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months by USOC, USA Swimming

WATCH: Who will be the absolute worst in the NFL in 2016?

Broncos reportedly sign Emmanuel Sanders to extension

Pat Riley, Shaquille O'Neal and the matter of legitimacy

NFL Kickoff Week: Washington's defensive workbooks found in a dumpster?

NFL Kickoff Week: Can the Shield handle player protests?

Team USA Paralympic athletes to watch for in Rio

A realistic best-case scenario for the 2016 Los Angeles Rams

Christian Pulisic: Will somebody think of the children?!

Five high-probability predictions for 2016 NFL season

WATCH: The Prop - 2016 NFL season preview edition

NFL Kickoff Week: Which NFL team is going to have the most disappointing season?

Track and Field News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Who will be the absolute worst in the NFL in 2016?

NFL Kickoff Week: Washington's defensive workbooks found in a dumpster?

Pat Riley, Shaquille O'Neal and the matter of legitimacy

NFL Kickoff Week: Can the Shield handle player protests?

Team USA Paralympic athletes to watch for in Rio

Mets' survivor tactics set up strong chances in September

A realistic best-case scenario for the 2016 Los Angeles Rams

WATCH: The Prop - 2016 NFL season preview edition

Which NFL team is going to have the most disappointing season?

Bruce Miller case continues troubling trend for the 49ers

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker