FIFA blocks stadium rock concerts ahead of 2018 World Cup
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FIFA has blocked rock concerts from being staged in World Cup stadiums in the weeks before the 2018 tournament kicks off in Russia.
FIFA passed a rule ''to ensure that the field of play is of the highest quality, it shall not be used for a non-football event'' for two months before a stadium's first match.
In updated 2018 World Cup regulations published Monday, FIFA requires ''explicit prior approval'' for exemptions.
FIFA has also introduced disciplinary records — a points system adding up red…