Chief Executive of LOCOG Paul Deighton is flanked by MIllennium Stadium Manager Gerry Toms (left) and WRU Chairman David Pickering.
A high powered visit to the Millennium Stadium by senior officials of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games has turned the spotlight on the decision to host international soccer matches in Cardiff during the 2012 tournament.
Mens and womens international matches will be held at the Stadium and watched by television viewers around the world.
Some of the encounters from the closing stages of the competition will take place at the Millennium Stadium giving the people of Wales an opportunity to watch action from near the climax of the competition.
The Chief Executive of LOCOG, Paul Deighton, headed up the visit to Wales and met senior officials from the WRU and the Millennium Stadium including the WRU Chairman David Pickering along with officials from the Welsh Assembly Government.
They met to discuss the plans for Cardiff to feature in the Olympic Games before David Pickering and Millennium Stadium Manager, Gerry Toms, led them on a tour of the city centre building.
David Pickering said:"It was a very positive meeting and we are delighted at the prospect of bringing such important action from the Olympic Games here to Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
"We own and operate a magnificent stadium and we are excited at the prospect of it being featured in television coverage of such an important worldwide sporting tournament as the Olympic Games."
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
Cardiff Blues U18 Girls will go into Sunday's Gemau Cymru with an extra spring in their step after Welsh internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett offered some last minute tips at a training session earlier this week.
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).