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Just stepping into the stadium you can feel the electric atmosphere. Die-hard rugby fan or not, it is thrilling. Tens of thousands of people who have journeyed into the desert to see history being made are in full voice.

Last week's IRB Rugby Sevens World Cup in Dubai lived up to the sport's unpredictable reputation, with surprises and upsets at every turn.

The 78,000 people who ignored the global credit crunch to attend were well rewarded, with Wales lifting the Melrose Cup for the first time. Read full article »