The Detroit Pistons top scorer Brandon Jennings will likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon, the NBA team said on Sunday.
German football club Monchengladbach's midfielder Andre Hahn will miss the opening games of the second half of the season due to an inflammation of his Achilles tendon.
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke will reportedly miss out the FIFA World Cup this summer in Brazil as he has been ruled out for a minimum of six months with a ruptured Achilles tendon.
New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has had an operation on his left Achilles tendon in a bid to prolong his career, team management in England announced in a statement on thursday.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has admitted concern over injured veteran Daniel Vettori and said there were some serious medical discussions to be had over his future.
Achilles tendon stays the same throughout adult life.
South African batsman JP Duminy has undergone a successful operation on his ruptured Achilles tendon.
Tiger Woods received some welcome news on the injury front when he was diagnosed with nothing more than a mild strain of his left Achilles tendon and the former world number one hopes to return to practice later in the week.
Tiger Woods` road to the Masters took a surprising detour Sunday when he withdrew after 11 holes in the Cadillac Championship because of soreness in his left Achilles tendon.
Day in Pics: 28th March
Showbiz World - March 28, 2015
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