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September 22, 2006 08:00 ET and MediaZone to Broadcast 33rd Real,-BERLIN-MARATHON Online

Broadcast of 2006 Real,-BERLIN-MARATHON LIVE September 24 on and on

NEW YORK, NY and REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 22, 2006 -- MediaZone and today announced that they will be providing LIVE and On Demand online coverage of The 2006 real,-BERLIN-MARATHON.

More than 40,000 athletes from over 100 nations will be competing in this historic running event in Berlin, Germany. This year's race features an unrivaled match-up of the two current fastest marathon runners in the world and the anticipation of a new world record! Confirmed entrant Sammy Korir from Kenya is tipped as the man that could eclipse Paul Tergat's marathon world record. Korir's best marathon time of 2:04:56 is only a mere second off the world record set by Tergat of 2:04:55. Also confirmed to participate in this year's real,-BERLIN-MARATHON is Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie who is undoubtedly viewed as Korir's biggest threat. and MediaZone will offer LIVE online video coverage of the entire three-hour marathon on Sunday, September 24, starting at 3:00am EDT, which can be purchased during the broadcast or in advance. Additionally, the event will be available On Demand once the event has concluded. The price is only $5.99 to see this titanic match-up and world record attempt in the most grueling 26.2 miles in all of sports, the Marathon. To experience the 33rd real,-BERLIN-MARATHON, go to

The 2006 real,-BERLIN-MARATHON is the latest offering available via the new NBCSports/MediaZone co-branded broadband video site at The joint initiative, launched earlier this month, will enable sports fans to view unique content from both NBC Sports' programming lineup and from MediaZone's catalogue, including world-class tennis, rugby and basketball.

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MediaZone is a leading global online broadcaster specializing in sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and international programming. MediaZone offers both subscription and pay-per-view access to live and On Demand event broadcasts online, helping consumers stay connected with hard-to-find, yet highly relevant programming, while providing media owners with a new channel to distribute and monetize their content libraries. The company is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in China and Europe. MediaZone is a division of MIH Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers (NASDAQ: NPSN). For more information, please visit

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