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No British football teams at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Britain sent men's and women's teams to the London Olympics in 2012, with both teams reaching the quarterfinals.

Great Britain football team at the 2012 Olympics

London, March 31 There will be no British football teams at the next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a media report said on Tuesday.

The teams will not participate as the English Football Association failed to reach agreement on united teams with the country's other associations, according to the BBC on Monday, reported Xinhua.

The FA had hoped to send both men's and women's teams to Rio but came up short in convincing the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish soccer associations.

Britain sent men's and women's teams to the London Olympics in 2012, with both teams reaching the quarterfinals.

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