#117515. Asked by flem-ish. (Sep 14 10 3:50 PM)
Trondheim was named Kaupangen (English: market place or trading place) by Viking King Olav Tryggvason in 997. Fairly soon, it came to be called Nidaros. In the beginning it was frequently used as a military retainer (Old Norse: "hird"-man) of King Olav. It was frequently used as the seat of the king, and was capital of Norway until 1217.
Cardiff has a rich sporting history, as well as a wide selection of international sporting venues. Easy points for sports fans here - and plenty of clues for those just wanting to learn something about sport in the Welsh capital!
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