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Berlin Marathon to live stream on NBC Sports app

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The Berlin Marathon, where the men’s world record has been broken five of the last nine years, will stream live on the NBC Sports app on Sunday beginning at 2:30 a.m. ET.

The race will also air on NBCSN on Monday from 7:30-10 p.m. ET. The race schedule is here, with the elite runners slated for a 3:15 a.m. ET start.

The men’s field includes Kenyan Wilson Kipsang, who broke the world record at the 2013 Berlin Marathon, and Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele, the current 5000m and 10,000m world-record holder on the track.

At the 2015 Berlin Marathon, Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge came 63 seconds shy of the world record set by Dennis Kimetto at the 2014 Berlin Marathon (2:02:57). Kipchoge ran much of the race with his insoles flopping out from the back of his shoes.

Kipchoge is not in this year’s Berlin field as he is recovering after winning the Rio Olympic marathon on Aug. 21.

Neither Kipsang, the 2012 Olympic marathon bronze medalist, nor Bekele, a three-time Olympic track champion, was selected for his nation’s 2016 Olympic marathon team. That freed them up for Berlin.

Also in the Berlin field is Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai, whose runner-up time from the 2014 Berlin Marathon is the third-fastest clocking of all time (2:03:13).

The women’s field in Berlin includes two-time Berlin winner Aberu Kebede of Ethiopia.

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After accident, Olympian Jamie Nieto walks at his wedding

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After two-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto suffered a spinal cord injury while attempting a standing back flip in April 2016, he decided to set a goal for himself. Nietro was determined to walk down the aisle at his own wedding.

On Saturday, July 22, 2017, Nieto walked to the altar in front of everyone gathered at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in east San Diego – something his doctors said might not be possible.

Nieto, with some assistance, entered the church where he then married his bride, Jamaican hurdler Shevon Stoddart, exactly how he set out to – on his feet.

Images courtesy of Ramon Galindo/NBC San Diego

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Kerri Walsh Jennings dislocates shoulder in Poland (video)

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Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings dislocated her shoulder during the semifinals of a beach volleyball tournament in Poland and forfeited the bronze medal match.

Walsh Jennings and new partner Nicole Branagh were tied in the third set of their match against Canada on Saturday when Walsh Jennings dove for the ball with her right arm and twisted her hand in the sand. After a four-minute delay, Canada went on to win the third set 16-14 and advance to the gold medal match.

“I just went for a short dig and the surface in Europe is so shallow and so hard and there’s no give for our bodies,” Walsh Jennings explained after the match in an interview with her shoulder wrapped in ice.

Walsh Jennings had surgery on the same shoulder during the run-up to the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she and April Ross won the bronze medal. Walsh Jennings won three gold medals with Misty May Treanor.

Walsh Jennings said she is looking forward to returning to the FIVB World Tour in Vienna in one week.

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