Oman goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has confirmed his desire to play at this summer's Olympics in London should his nation beat Senegal in Monday's qualification play-off.
David Beckham and Ryan Giggs are among 184 of 191 players contacted by the Football Association who have indicated they wish to be considered for the British men's team at the London 2012 Olympics.
England players who take part in this summer's Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine will not be selected to play for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics.
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is keen to play at both Euro 2012 and the London Olympics next year, but insisted that he is only concentrating on playing for his club at present.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has expressed his desire for players who take part in Euro 2012 not to be called up to play in the London Olympics next August.
Iraq have been told to play their home qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup and the 2012 London Olympics at a neutral venue by FIFA.
FIFA has denied reports that controversial figure Issa Hayatou had been appointed as the head of the London 2012 football tournament, claiming the announcement was down to a "technical error".
FIFA has made the controversial decision to place Issa Hayatou in charge of the London 2012 football tournament, despite the fact that he is still under investigation for corruption.
Brazil international Neymar expects to stay at Santos until next summer's London 2012 Olympics when he hopes interest in his signature will be renewed.
Arsenal starlet Jack Wilshere could only be chosen to play at both the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 finals with Arsenal's permission, according to FA general secretary Alex Horne.
West Ham's hopes of landing the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Olympic Games has taken another step forward after their move from Upton Park was approved by the Government and Mayor of London, oris Johnson.
West Ham have seen off the competition of Tottenham Hotspur to virtually win the battle for ownership of the Olympic Stadium, the BBC reported on Wednesday night.