Olympics

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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Former Penguin Jim Paek Faces Daunting Task As South Korean Olympic Hockey Coach

Hockey’s roots aren’t deep in South Korea, which has never qualified for the Olympics but will get an automatic bid as host in Pyeongchang in 2018.

07/17/2015

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Dunlap: Caitlyn Jenner Is Finally Happy – Good For Her

Caitlyn Jenner is the former Bruce Jenner.

93-7 The Fan–06/02/2015

Cole Krueger (Photo Courtesy: Koberle and Associates and U.S. Speed Skating)

Dunlap: Krueger Brothers Making Mark In Speedskating

Pittsburgh has turned out football players — that much we know, that much we celebrate like the shiniest badge of honor. This guy and that guy, that quarterback and this lineman, seemingly just about everyone who has made it is from here or has some kind of tie to western Pennsylvania.

93-7 The Fan–01/28/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

Left: Martavis Bryant (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Middle: Olli Maatta (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) Right: Pirates fans (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Top Pittsburgh Sports Stories Of 2014

In the world of Pittsburgh sports, we watched the Pirates, Penguins and Steelers all qualify for the playoffs for the first time in over two decades. Here’s a look back at some of the more memorable moments this year.

12/30/2014

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Robber Attempts To Hold Up Boxing Champion Clerk

He’s a local store clerk by day, a boxing champion by night. But his act of bravery could cost him his Olympic dream.

10/06/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Rebellion Softball Team Gearing Up For Season Opener

There is a new professional softball team around Pittsburgh in the Pennsylvania Rebellion, playing their inaugural season at Consol Energy Park in Washington, Pa.

93-7 The Fan–05/28/2014

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Pittsburgh Civil Rights Pioneer, Thelma Lovette, Dies At 98

A civil rights leader, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has passed away.

05/25/2014

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Sailing Gold Medalist Enjoying CrossFit Training Success

Her list of accomplishments is long, but a gold medal Olympic sailor isn’t slowing down.

05/08/2014

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Elementary School Students Spend Time With Local Gold Medalist

They say everyone fits in at Poff Elementary in the Hampton School District.

04/22/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Forstate)

Rochester Native Lauryn Williams Reflects On History-Making Medal Wins

Lauryn Williams wears her silver and gold Olympic medals proudly.

03/13/2014

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Furry Tails: #SochiStrays

Did anyone else see those adorable photos of freestyle skier and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy and the family of stray pups he rescued from the Olympic Village?

03/11/2014

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Therrien: Goalie Price Ruled Out For Tonight, Pens Game Thursday

Olympic Gold Medalist will sit at least two games with lower back injury.

93-7 The Fan–02/26/2014

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