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Sheri Evans
January 14, 2018

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

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The Pyeongchang Olympic Games are less than a month away, and American athletes are getting ready to go for the gold.

Team USA competes at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, starting February 9th.

"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. That's what makes it so exciting, but also very nerve-wracking". Team GB won one medal at each of the 2006 and 2010 Games, both in skeleton.

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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. "Louder" was written and composed by Taeyang, according to the official Twitter account of the Games, and was performed for the first time during the Olympic Torch Relay Ceremony.

Yarnold has struggled for form this season.

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

ParalympicsGB won six medals at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and they have been given a target of at least seven medals.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed Wednesday he has "no plans" to ease sanctions against North Korea until Pyongyang decides to denuclearize.

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