Archive for May, 2017

BOYCOTT OF RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

A joint probe by Switzerland, the United States and France into the dealings of how Russia got the nod for the World Cup is raising dust.


The right to host the 2022 World Cup by Qatar is also being investigated, as more and more FIFA officials plead guilty to allegations of bribery and abuse of powers.

Some senators wanted to stop Russia from hosting the events two year ago and recent campaigns against corruption are forcing German MPs to ask for a boycott of the event next year.

A journalist for Gazeta Polska CodziennieMarcin Herman cited German press, reporting that there are factions of North Korean workers that are involved in the building of a stadium in the Russia capital. There are concerns about the quality, safety and moral implications. (more…)