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5th Asian Beach Games: Qatar wins the volleyball title Oct 3, 2016

Qatar pulled a superb one-two in the men’s beach volleyball at the Asian Beach Games in Danang, Vietnam on Sunday. Olympians Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse of A team justified their status as they downed their B team fellow players Ahmed Tijan...

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Qatar to compete in World League for the 2nd consecutive year Sep 21, 2016

Qatar will compete in the FIVB World League for the second consecutive year. They made the cut after coming 36th in the September world rankings. Qatar had recently made their debut in the World League group stage and beat strong teams like Puerto Rico, Greece...

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2016/2017 volleyball season to start on October 3 Sep 21, 2016

The Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) Cup, which begins on October 3, will set the ball rolling for 2016-17 as the game’s governing body officially released the calendar for the new season. National players usually give the low-profile season opener a miss,...

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Two volleyball teams from Qatar for Asian Beach Games Sep 21, 2016

Two beach volleyball teams from Qatar will compete in the Fifth Asian Beach Volleyball Games in Danang, Vietnam, from September 24 to October 3. Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younnousse, who made their Olympic debut this year at Rio, have been in good form since...

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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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Asian Championship: Al Arabi lose final to Bank Sarmayeh Sep 1, 2016

Al Arabi Club of Qatar had to remain content with another second best team honours as Bank Sarmayeh Tehran (Iran) clinched the final of the SMM Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship on their debut at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar...

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Asian Championship: Al Arabi survive to reach final Aug 31, 2016

Last year’s runners-up Al Arabi Club from Qatar made it to their second SMM 2016 Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship final in a row with a pulsating come-from-behind 25-19 19-25 23-25 28-26 15-9 triumph over Toyoda Gesei Trefuerza (Japan) on Tuesday. In...

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Asian Championship: Al Arabi make it to semi finals for second successive year Aug 30, 2016

Al Arabi Club booked their place in the best four of the SMM Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship with a 3-1 victory over Taiwan Power on Monday. At the Wunna Theikdi Hall in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, the Qatari team posted a 25-18 19-25 25-12 25-18 triumph in...

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Asian Championship: Al Arabi storm to Group E top spot Aug 29, 2016

Former champions Al Arabi Club of Qatar headed the Group E and will clash with Taiwan Power of Chinese Taipei for a place in the semi-finals of the SMM Asia Men’s Club Volleyball Championship on Sunday. In Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Al Arabi Club, who were runners-up...

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Al Arabi keen to do well at Asian Club Championship Aug 21, 2016

Qatar League champions Al Arabi look the team to beat at the 17th Asian Clubs Championship in Myanmar from August 23 to 31. Sixteen teams are drawn into four groups at the annual Asian Volleyball Confederation-sanctioned event. The winners will get a direct entry...

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