Austria has been a steady target of criticism, and ostracism, since the formation earlier this month of a center-right coalition government that includes the Freedom Party of right-wing populist leader Jrg Haider.
In the latest instance yesterday, an Austrian cycling team was barred from a race in Belgium.
Mr. Haider has in the past praised aspects of Nazi rule, although he later apologized. His party has blamed immigrants and ethnic minorities for a variety of social and economic problems.
France and Portugal, the current European Union president, have been particularly outspoken, aiming to send a clear message to extremist politicians across Western …