Great Britain's Winter Olympics team challenged to secure at least five medals
Jan 14 2018
A research study led by geography professor Daniel Scott at the University of Waterloo says the number of places that will be cold enough to host a Winter Olympics is dropping.
UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger recognised at a presentation on Tuesday that Britain, second in the medal table at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics with 27 golds, was not known as a winter nation.
Nike just unveiled their brand new Nike Team USA Medal Stand Collection made exclusively for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics.
The games will begin on February 9, and will reach until February 25.
The cumulative medal range for the Winter Paralympics Games is six to 12 medals with an ambition of at least seven medals which would mark the best performance in 30 years, and the best since national lottery funding came on stream in 1997.
Britain's potential medallists include short-track speed skater Elise Christie, who became double world champion in Olympic events in 2017. It is high risk, it has high reward, it has high stakes in a very competitive arena.
The other UK Sport targets are two-to-three medals in skiing and snowboarding, one-to-two in curling, one in bobsleigh and a minimum top-eight finish in figure skating.
NBC and Intel also said that viewers will also be able to "fly through the Olympic world, tour Olympic venues and different areas throughout Korea".
VR streaming in sports isn't a novel idea, but this would be the first time for the Olympics to be streamed in VR to nearly all VR headsets.