London 2012

Medal or honour

July 25, 2012
By John Duerden
(Archive)
The Olympics may just be entering the psyche of football fans in the UK, but in Asia the five rings have been a big deal for years and, for some nations, the thought of gold around necks at the Olympics looms larger in dreams than the Asian Cup.

United Arab Emirates, South Korea and Japan are all getting very excited about the next few weeks.

United Arab Emirates

Trailing Uzbekistan in qualification by three points with two games to go, UAE ended up winning the group ...

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