2016 Olympics news

British men may skip Rio 2016

October 9, 2012
By Associated Press
LONDON -- England's Football Association says Britain is unlikely to enter a men's team for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Britain competed in the men's tournament at this year's Olympics in London for the first time since 1960, despite concerns among the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish FAs that a formation of the team would jeopardize their independent status within FIFA.

FA general secretary Alex Horne says "we fought hard to get a team representing Britain when the ...

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