Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

Britain sets Pyeongchang target of at least five medals

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Shannon Reynolds | 13 January, 2018, 01:43

Earlier this week, YG Entertainment announced that Taeyang would be releasing a song entitled "Louder" for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, which will be held next month.

Britain's winter sports teams may need to prove they can all but guarantee a top-three finish at the 2022 Games in Beijing to keep their cash.

The British team equalled its 1924 record haul of four medals at the 2008 Winter Olympics in Sochi, although that could rise to five because of the Russian doping scandal potentially adding a further bronze medal from the four-man bobsleigh team.

"We know that our goals for any Games are always ambitious", said UK Sport director of performance Chelsea Warr.

"The best way to describe is this "Theatre of Jeopardy".

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'That's what makes it so exciting, but also very nerve-racking'.

Via Global Olympics Broadcasters: Intel True VR content will also be available on multiple devices and platforms through official Olympics Rights Holding Broadcaster channels around the world.

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For PyeongChang, the opening and closing ceremonies will be streamed in VR, as will alpine skiing, snowboarding, curling, skeleton, figure skating, ice hockey and ski jumping, among other sports. Back in the summer of 2016, Britain's Paralympians were triumphant in Rio. "With the help of Intel's industry-leading virtual reality technology, NBC Olympics will deliver a transformative experience that will bring to Olympic fans an entirely new perspective on the speed, thrills, and excitement of an Olympic Winter Games".

The medal target announcement was made at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in central London. Headset viewers will also be able to "fly" through the world of the Olympic Winter Games, giving the user a sense of the layout of the different locations of specific venues.

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