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A senior South Korean official said on Friday that Seoul is seeking to form a joint women's ice hockey team with North Korea to participate in next month's Winter Olympics being hosted by the South. Today they set out their stall for the Winter Olympics, with the big hopes in the para-snowboarding and wheelchair curling.

Audiences can also use the BBC Sport app for mobile and tablet devices, available to download for free.

Intel TrueVR "pods" at each event will create a 360 degree virtual environment where viewers can watch.

In addition to the live VR events, NBC and Intel will be producing behind-the-scenes VR content prior to the start of the games on February 9.

Working with the Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS), they will capture a record 30 Olympic events, with both live and video on-demand content available.

Knight will be competing at her second Winter Paralympics after making her debut aged 15 in Sochi where, due to her age, she was only able to compete in the slalom events. Viewers can switch between the cameras, receive "natural sound" captured at each camera location, and see real-time stats, leaderboards and postevent results.

Fully Produced VR Cast: Fans also have the option to lean back and enjoy a more immersive and fully produced VR Cast, curated to take advantage of the best view of the action and featuring graphics and picture-in-picture overlays.

WDTN is your home for the 2018 games.

"The Olympics have always been an opportunity to showcase emerging media technology", NBC Olympics president Gary Zenkel said in a statement.

Only two North Korean athletes, figure skating pair RyomTae-Ok and Kim Ju-Sik, qualified for Pyeongchang, but they subsequently missed a deadline to register.

"The target of a best ever Olympic Winter Games is indicative of just how far the athletes and their National Governing Bodies have progressed over the past four years".

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