Tag: Cardiff

Cardiff, Bilbao to host rugby showpieces

Cardiff and Bilbao to host rugby finals

Cardiff (capital of Wales, UK) will host the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals in 2025, with the LaLiga club Athletic Bilbao home ground – the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao, Spain – chosen as the venue for the 2026 finals weekend, the European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR)... » Read more

Inflationary pressures cloud on Cardiff arena

Costs go up for new arena in Cardiff

The cost of a new indoor arena in Cardiff, Wales (UK) has risen by £100m with its completion date having also been pushed back by a year. ‘BusinessLive’ stated that back in 2020, following a competitive tendering exercise, US entertainment venue giant Live Nation – whose development... » Read more

Vodafone-WRU deal to spur women rugby growth

Principality Stadium partners with Vodafone

Telecommunications company Vodafone has announced a landmark multiyear partnership with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to become the Founding Principal Partner of women and girls’ rugby in Wales and a Digital Transformation Partner to the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, UK. ‘Vodafone’... » Read more

Principality Stadium to host WWE showcase

Principality stadium to host WWE

Cardiff’s (UK) Principality Stadium will host the first major World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) stadium event to be held in the United Kingdom (UK) in more than 30 years. The ‘itv’ stated that the home of Welsh rugby will host the event in September, the first time a major WWE event has... » Read more

Cardiff Bay indoor arena plans greenlighted

Plans approved for Cardiff Arena

Plans have been approved for a new indoor arena at Cardiff Bay (UK) and the wider redevelopment of Atlantic Wharf. The 17,000-capacity indoor arena will be built on the current site of the car park at County Hall and part of Schooner Way. The ‘Wales Online’ stated that construction work is due... » Read more

Cardiff Bay indoor arena plans move forward

Cardiff Arena plans advance

Plans for a proposed 17,000-capacity indoor arena to be built in Cardiff Bay (UK) have moved a step closer following the submission of a hybrid planning application by the consortium behind the scheme. The ‘NATION.CYMRU’ stated that the consortium, led by Robertson Construction, has submitted a... » Read more

Cardiff Bay indoor arena to catalyze economy

Cardiff new arena

A new “world-class” 15,000-capacity venue in Cardiff (UK) will inject more than £100m a year into the South Wales economy, say backers of the project. The ‘BBC’ stated that the Cardiff Council hoped the £150m indoor arena in Cardiff Bay would attract a million visitors every year after it... » Read more