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European Commission member states were in favour of boycotting the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia in view of the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence officer, according to media reports.(Reuters)

FIFA World Cup 2018: European Commission quashes rumours of boycott

By Indo Asian News Service | IANS, Brussels
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 07:38 PM IST
The European Commission decided against boycotting the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia in view of the poisoning of former Russian military intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Great Britain.
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This is the first time that the FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia.(Reuters)
This is the first time that the FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia.(Reuters)

Australia considering to curb involvement in FIFA World Cup over nerve-agent attack

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 04:53 PM IST
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has, however, clarified that they would not boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
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