Beach volleyball

Pereira, Younousse shock second seeds in Worlds Aug 2, 2017

Qatari Olympians Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse took 34 minutes to engineer a major flutter in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship in Vienna, Austria, beating second seeds Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins in straight sets on Tuesday. The...

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Vienna 2017: Pereira, Younousse win second match in pool, book a slot in last 32 Jul 31, 2017

Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse posted their second successive victory and were assured of a place in the round of 32 in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, presented by A1, in Vienna, Austria on Sunday. The Qataris, who finished an amazing...

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Qatar duo Julio and Tijan runner up in Espinho Jul 31, 2017

George Wanderley and Vitor Felipe beat Qatar’s Julio Cesar Do Nascimento Jr and Ahmed Tijan yesterday to win gold at the Espinho 2-Star event on Praia da Baia beach in Portugal. The Brazilian pair defeated the Qatari duo 2-0 (21-12, 21-13) to win their first...

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Qatar’s Julio and Tijan finish second in Agadir world tour Jul 24, 2017

Qatar beach volleyball team, comprising Ahmed Tijan and Julio Cesar, finished runners-up in the 2017 Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Agadir, Morocco, yesterday. Julio/Tijan lost to the French duo of Youssef Krou and Quincy Aye 2-0 (21-18, 21-14) in the final...

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Pereira, Younousse stun Olympic silver medallists in Gstaad Major Jul 6, 2017

Qatar’s Jefferson Santos Pereira overcame food poisoning and combined with Cherif Younousse to post the biggest upset during the first round of men’s pool play action at the $600,000 Gstaad Major with a three-set win over Olympic silver medal winners Daniele...

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Progress of Qatari players delights beach volleyball coach Baracetti May 9, 2017

Qatar beach volleyball new coach Mariano Baracetti is happy with the progress of his trainees. Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse just bagged the AVC Beach Tour Aspire Qatar Master, their second title on the Asian tour in one month. At the Aspire Park,...

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Qatar to host FIVB Beach World Tour event from next year May 8, 2017

Qatar will be back on the FIVB Beach World Tour after a year’s gap when a two-star event is staged in February 2018. Qatar Volleyball Association President Ali Ghanim al Kuwari and FIVB Beach Volleyball Director Angelo Squeo signed an agreement in Doha on Saturday. Under...

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Pereira & Younousse win Aspire Qatar Master with superb fighting qualities May 7, 2017

Olympians Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse had to stretch hard before overcoming Australians Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann in the final of the AVC Beach Tour Aspire Qatar Master on Saturday. At the Aspire Park, Pereira and Younousse won the title,...

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Qatar qualifies for the FIVB worlds; McHugh & Schumann overcome a big scare from Chinese rivals May 6, 2017

Top seeds and Olympians Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse of Qatar eliminated reigning Asian Games champions Alexandr Dyanchenko and Alexey Sidorenko comfortably in the quarter-finals of the AVC Beach Tour Aspire Qatar Master on Friday. At the Aspire...

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Qatar storm into last 16 of Aspire Qatar Master May 5, 2017

Olympians and top seeds Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse clinched both their group matches and qualified for the elimination round without much ado at the Aspire Qatar Master at the Aspire Park on Thursday. The Satun Pak Bara Master champions Pereira...

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