Olympics focus

Lords of the rings

February 7, 2012
By John Duerden
Football at the Olympics has long been ignored in the United Kingdom but that won't be the case this summer. Nine countries are already there: Great Britain will finally enter a team and will be joined by favourites Spain as well as Switzerland, Belarus, Brazil, Uruguay, Gabon, Morocco and Egypt. Seven spots are still up for grabs. CONCACAF and Oceania have yet to get going but Asia is currently in the middle of a fierce campaign. The Olympics mean a lot on the world's biggest continent.

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