CES: Intel To Broadcast The Olympic Winter Games In VR

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"We are prepared to provide the best medical service to the participants in the PyeongChang Olympics as we feel the responsibility to help South Korea successfully host the games as one of the top hospitals in the country", SNUH professor Baek Goo-hyun said.

During an earlier era of inter-Korean detente, athletes from the two Koreas paraded together at worldwide sports events such as the Olympics and fielded a unified Korean team.

Park collected two golds and a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, just before she chose to switch her profession.

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

'The best way to describe this is "Theatre of Jeopardy". She also won two bronzes at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

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.

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Short track speed skater Elise Christie, a triple gold medalist at last year's world championships, will again be one of the big hopes after bouncing back from three disqualifications in Sochi. 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.

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.

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".

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

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