PyeongChang Winter Olympics medals

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Distill the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to their essence and you get 15 sports that involve gliding on snow or ice.

UK Sport wants a return, but recognises the fine margins involved in disciplines such as short-track speed-skating in which Livingston's Elise Christie is a serious medal prospect.

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

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Yarnold has struggled for form this season. James Woods and Izzy Atkin won world championships medals previous year while snowboarders Katie Ormerod and Katie Summerhayes, along with slalom skier Dave Ryding and the cross-country skier Andrew Musgrave, have had great starts to their seasons.

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In the message to Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon from his high-level inter-Korean talks counterpart Ri Son-gwon, the North also said it will later propose dates for working-level talks on its participation in the PyeongChang Olympics, the ministry said.

The six they won in Sochi was their highest total for 30 years and second most ever at a Games.

The medal target announcement was made at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in central London.

The American broadcasting company says that it will be streaming 50 hours of VR coverage from a variety of games straight from Pyeong Chang, South Korea next month.

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