Beach volleyball

Qatar win Arab Beach Volleyball Championship Title Sep 4, 2016

Qatar’s beach volleyball team (A) confidently claimed the title of the prestigious Arab Beach Volleyball Championship 2016, following their 2-0 victory over Omani counterparts in the final match held in El Jadida city of Morocco on Saturday. The Qatari side showed...

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Rio 2016: Qatar crash out in pre-quarters Aug 13, 2016

Qatar beach volleyball team’s campaign at the Rio Games ended with a 13-21, 13-21 defeat to Russia in the round of 16 at the Copacabana Beach Arena here on Friday. Qatar’s Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younesse who were making their debut in Olympics did their...

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Rio 2016: Jefferson/Cherif storm into knockout round Aug 11, 2016

Qatar’s debutants Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse secured the first objective of their major mission by qualifying for the Rio Olympic Games beach volleyball elimination round with a gritty comeback triumph. At the Copacabana Beach on Wednesday,...

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Rio 2016: Jefferson/Cherif post superb win in beach volleyball Aug 9, 2016

Asian Continental Cup qualifiers Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse of Qatar brightened their chances of advancing to the knock-out stage of the Rio Olympic Games men’s beach volleyball with a gritty come-from-behind victory over FIVB World Tour veterans...

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Rio 2016: Qatar go down fighting to USA Aug 7, 2016

atar’s beach volleyball team of Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse, who are making their debut in Olympics, went down fighting 16-21, 16-21 to leading US pair of Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson in their opening match at the Copacabana Beach Arena here on Saturday. The...

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Qatari beach volleyball players raring to go Aug 3, 2016

Qatar beach volleyball team coach Pedro Paulo Costa and his pair of Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younnouse are eagerly waiting for the start of the men’s competition in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at the majestic Copacabana Beach on August 6. After...

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Sandstormers ready for Rio Olympics Jul 27, 2016

As beach volleyball commemorates its 20th anniversary as an Olympic sport, debutants Qatar look for their own share of joy at the Games in Rio. Qatar’s Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse, who made the Olympic cut by winning the Asian Volleyball Confederation’s...

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Eager to take beach volleyball to masses Jul 27, 2016

Beach volleyball is yet to become truly popular in the country, but the Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) is striving hard to take it to the masses. Though the country had its first tryst with the sport at the 2006 Asian Games, it picked up only after the launch...

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Victorious Qatar team arrives Jun 29, 2016

Qatar beach volleyball team which qualified for the Rio Olympics pose for a picture at Hamad International Airport on arrival from Australia yesterday. Officials of Qatar Volleyball Association received the victorious team at the airport. Qatar will be represented...

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Qatar qualify for Rio Olympics men’s beach volleyball Jun 26, 2016

Qatar topped giant-slayers China in the men’s final of the AVC Continental Cup and earned a ticket for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games beach volleyball. At the Cairns Esplanade, Australia on Sunday, Qatar’s both pairs dropped the opening set but rallied brilliantly...

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