Team GB targeting best-ever medal haul

Jamie Prebble is Team New Zealand's ski cross hopeful at Pyeongchang

Jamie Prebble is Team New Zealand's ski cross hopeful at Pyeongchang

"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".

British bobsledder Bruce Tasker will miss next month's Pyeongchang Olympics after suffering a minor stroke last week, Team GB said on Thursday. However, this is a particularly stretching target given the high risks, low margins for error across a range of events we have medal opportunities in, and in some events more unpredictable outdoor terrains that our athletes will need to skilfully navigate.

Meanwhile in the skeleton, reigning Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold won bronze at the 2017 world championships and Laura Deas has produced a number of top 10 performances on the circuit.

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The Paralympic target is for at least seven medals, compared to six in Sochi. "That's what makes it so exciting, but also very nerve-wracking".

The VR content will include the opening and closing ceremonies, behind-the-scene interviews, and all-time favorite events like ski jumping, snowboarding, figure skating, ice hockey, and curling.

Christie was disqualified three times in Sochi, but has since won numerous World Championship medals, including two golds in 2017.

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The ministry said the North wanted to also propose another date for working-level talks about its participation in the winter olympics.

Meanwhile, the Olympic facilities in PyeongChang are already waiting for the athletes.

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.

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