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Men League: Armymen start with victory Oct 27, 2016

El Jaish beat Al Gharafa 25-19, 25-14, 20-25, 25-21 in their Qatar League opener at the Al Arabi Sports Club. Jaish began well and won the first two sets easily. But they took the foot off the accelerator in the third and that allowed the opposition to come back...

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International Refereeing Candidate Course concludes Oct 27, 2016

The nine-day International Referee Candidate Course concluded in Doha last week. The programme, conducted by FIVB Rules of the Game Commission President Sandy Steel, saw the participation of 18 officials, including three from Qatar. Innovation and technology have...

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QVA to hold men’s National Beach Volleyball Series in February Oct 20, 2016

The Qatar Beach Volleyball Association (QVA) announced on Tuesday the dates for its two National Beach Volleyball Series. The first event will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2017 while the second event will be staged on the 9th and 10 of February 2017. Furthermore,...

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Third Super Cup win for Al Arabi Oct 15, 2016

Holders Al Arabi Club gave glimpses of their rich form and resources when they completed a hat-trick of the Super Cup against Al Rayyan Club with a 3-0 victory on Friday. At their home court, Al Arabi, the runners-up in the Asia Clubs Championship in Myanmar in...

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New-look Al Rayyan look to put Al Arabi under pressure Oct 14, 2016

Al Rayyan Club may prove dangerous for double defending champions Al Arabi Club in the Super Cup Volleyball on Friday. The match is scheduled at 6 pm at Al Arabi Club Indoor Hall and the hosts, who finished the AVC Cup in Myanmar in second place and started the...

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Al-Mawlawi: “Looking forward to the new season” Oct 13, 2016

As stunning serves and powerful smashes are set to enthral the crowd in the coming days, the Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) is gearing up for the domestic season. A total of 110 matches featuring 11 teams will be played over the next five months and QVA President...

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Arabi-Rayyan Super Cup face-off on Friday Oct 13, 2016

Arch-rivals and domestic superpowers Al Arabi and Al Rayyan will face off in the Super Cup on Friday. The one-off tie traditionally draws last season’s Qatar League champions against the Emir’s Cup winners. But with Arabi having won both tournaments last season,...

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Al Arabi regain QVA Cup Oct 13, 2016

Al Arabi Sports Club dethroned El Jaish 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-23 to regain the season opening Qatar Volleyball Association Cup here on Wednesday. Al Arabi had last won the QVA Cup in 2014, where incidentally they had defeated Jaish in the final. Jaish had won...

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QVA league to kick-off on Oct. 17 Oct 12, 2016

The Qatar Men’s volleyball league has traditionally been a two-horse race between Al Arabi and Al Rayyan. As the new season begins on October 17, it is again difficult to look beyond these two powerhouses. Champions Arabi and Rayyan have impeccable credentials....

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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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