This will bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city, and be hugely beneficial to the local economy.
Being awarded the successful bid for one of the most important sailing events in the world once again demonstrates Cardiff’s ability to deliver major international sporting events on the world stage.
It proves our reputation as an event city as well as providing an opportunity for many non sailors to try the sport through a co-ordinated programme of sailing activities before, during and following the event.
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Sunny, summery days feel like a long time ago now! If you are brave enough to head to the beach today, just be aware of high waves.
Warren Gatland has chosen youth and experience to play Ireland. Scott Williams captains a team that contains four uncapped players.
Rugby fans are being reminded to plan ahead for the Wales vs. Ireland match at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium this weekend.