Britain struck gold in three out of four Games from 1900 but in recent years, fielding a Team GB has been blocked by the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland football associations amid fears that they might lose their independent status within Fifa.
What does NIFA stand for?
NIFA stands for Northern Ireland Football Association
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- Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (Food Standards Agency; UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Ian Best, 43, was given the Northern Ireland Football Association flag by his late father Dickie after George's funeral.
Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland football association bosses dropped their objections to a British team playing in London as long as no players from their countries were approached.
Byline: By Paul Gilder George McCartney last night moved to diffuse a simmering row between Sunderland and the Northern Ireland Football Association and avoided the controversial Fifa regulation which would have prevented him from playing for the Black Cats next weekend.
Britain last entered a football team for an Olympics in 1972 but failed to qualify, and the greatest fear of the Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Football Associations is that a united team would then have to take part in the World Cup.
William Campbell of the Northern Ireland Football Association had earlier confirmed: "The players are helping the police with their inquiries.
Mr Brown accepted the issue was whether the independence of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland football associations could be guaranteed while fielding a team for "this unique occasion when Britain was hosting the Olympics.
Likewise Scottish and Northern Ireland football associations.