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Britain adds Ryan Giggs to team

Updated: July 2, 2012, 12:34 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Britain's first men's Olympic soccer team since 1960 includes Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs but is missing the host nation's most iconic player.

Former England captain David Beckham was absent from the list of 18 players announced Monday by the British Olympic Association.

That decision had been expected after Beckham said Thursday he had failed to make the cut. The 38-year-old Giggs, Craig Bellamy and Micah Richards were the three players over the age limit of ...

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