Nike's Team USA Medal Stand Collection for 2018 Winter Olympics

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A unified march has not occurred with both North and South Korea since China's Asian Winter Games in 2007, Reuters' Josh Smith and Christine Kim noted, although it remains to be seen just what North Korea's planned participation means for the rest of the Olympics.

UK Sport has set a target of at least five medals from the team heading to Pyeongchang in South Korea for the Games, which begin on February 9.

Medals that the world's top athletes will compete for at the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics are based on a design inspired by Korean alphabet. The group of 60-plus athletes, the largest ever sent from this country, will be expected to beat the record-equalling tally of four won in Sochi in 2014.

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".

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In Sochi four years ago Team GB won four medals, their most successful in modern times.

Short-track speedskating star Elise Christie and her team-mates have been given a target of one-to-two medals.

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.

Ski and snowboard has a target of two to three medals, with slalomist Dave Ryding and Nordic skier Andrew Musgrave contenders along with others in park and pipe and snowboard.