Team GB targeting best-ever medal haul

Team GB targeting best-ever medal haul

A cold remedy is the welcome prescription and the next two Winter Olympics, Scott says, are well-placed weather-wise to ensure better competitive conditions on the snow and ice for cold-medal sports. Here's a look at the odds. Other short odds to win are Germany (+160), the United States (+500) and Canada (+700).

The Pyeongchang Olympics, which start on February 9, coincide with high tensions on the Korean Peninsula due to North Korean nuclear tests and contentious exchanges between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Britain's other medals in Russian Federation were won by the men's curling squad, with silver and bronze medals for the women's curling team and Jenny Jones bronze in the snowboard slopestyle.

Knight and Wild won four medals at the Para Alpine Skiing World Championships in 2017 including gold in the downhill. Norway has amassed 118 gold medals over time, 22 more than the next-best country.

Lizzy Yarnold succeeded Amy Williams as Olympic skeleton champion at the Sochi 2014 Games in a four-medal haul, which is poised to rise to five.

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Medals for the Paralympic games are similar to the Olympic design but with raised repeating patterns in the medal and braille lettering.

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) said it has formed a team made up of 130 medical staff, including 48 doctors, so they could be stationed at treatment centers at the athletes' village, stadiums and training centers for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Gangwon Province.

Norway is second and will receive four extra medals, Canada, Italy and France gain an extra two, while Japan, Finland, Great Britain, and the Netherlands will all get one.

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

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