Great Britain's Winter Olympics team challenged to secure at least five medals



UK Sport is targeting "at least" five medals at the Winter Olympics, with four to 10 representing the target range.

Moreover, prime-time viewership for the 18-49 year-old age group at the 2016 Olympic Games was 25% lower compared with the Olympics four years earlier, according to Bloomberg.

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Taeyang's Olympic song was announced last June, but was released to coincide with increasing activities in South Korea ahead of the Olympics, including the torch relay, which has also featured Korean entertainers as torchbearers.

"We know that our goals for any Games are always ambitious", said UK Sport director of performance Chelsea Warr. It is high risk, it has high reward, it has high stakes in a very competitive arena.

Britain is not renowned as a winter sports nation.

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Team GB won one medal at each of the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics, both in skeleton.

However, that is poised to rise to five as the disqualification of two Russian sleds following the uncovering of systematic doping means Britain's four-man bobsleigh team, led by pilot John Jackson, is in line to be promoted from fifth to third.

This effort will mark the first time ever that VR will be available for a Winter Olympics and that Olympic VR programming will be live in the U.S on a wide range of devices and platforms.

Yarnold, who has struggled this season, has been given a top-eight target for 2018 along with team-mate Laura Deas.

Of the six funded Olympic sports, three were challenged with delivering medals: curling (one to two), ski and snowboard (two to three) and short-track speed skating (one to two).

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