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Mixed fortunes for Qatari pairs Apr 7, 2016

The pool matches offered mixed feelings for local players with the lead duo of Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse bowing out of the Qatar Open 2016, while newcomers Ahmed Tijan and Julio Cesar Do Nascimento booking a spot in the first round on Wednesday. At...

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Austrian pair show growing confidence to progress at Qatar Open Apr 7, 2016

Doha, Qatar, April 6, 2016 (FIVB) – Lorenz Petutschnig and Tobias Winter showed their growing confidence on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour by reaching the Qatar Open second round at Al Gharafa Sports Club on Wednesday. The Austrians defeated France’s...

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Tijan, Nascimento shock third seeds in Qatar Open Apr 6, 2016

Qatar’s second team of Ahmed Tijan and Julio Cesar Do Nascimento pulled off a big upset on the opening day of the Qatar Open 2016, an event on the FIVB World Open Tour calendar, on Tuesday. At the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy show court, Tijan and Nascimento,...

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Tops seeds leave sticky start behind to make smooth progress Apr 5, 2016

Doha, Qatar, April 5, 2016 (FIVB) – Top seeds Jacob Gibb and Casey Patterson made a good start to their debut Qatar Open when they won two from two on Tuesday, the opening day of the main draw at Al Gharafa Sports Club. First off they had to fight hard to beat...

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Qatar to bank on Continental Cup for Rio ticket Apr 5, 2016

The men entrusted with the job of charting the course of glory for Qatar are optimistic that the GCC nation would soon start reaping the rewards for its massive and sincere efforts. The Qatar Volleyball Association has opened a fully-equipped academy in Al Gharafa...

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Norwegian duo lead way into Qatar main draw Apr 4, 2016

Doha, Qatar, April 4, 2016 (FIVB) – Morten Kvamsdal and Christian Sandlie Sorum carried on their development as a team when they won two from two on the opening day of the Qatar Open on Monday at Al Gharafa Sports Club. The Norwegian pair began with a 2-1 (21-19,...

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Pereira, Younousse ready to exploit home conditions..Tijan & Nascimento eye experience in Qatar Open 2016 Apr 4, 2016

Qatar’s lead pair Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse will seek to use the home conditions to their advantage as the Qatar Open, the third and last single-gender event on the FIVB’s 2016 Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar, begins with qualifiers...

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Jefferson and Cherif aiming for home gold Apr 3, 2016

Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse will aiming to show their home fans why they are enjoying a growing reputation on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour when the Qatar Open takes place from April 4 – 8. • Qatar Open website • Qualification • Main draw The...

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FIVB World Tour Qatar Open 2016 kicks off tomorrow Apr 3, 2016

The 2016 FIVB World Tour Qatar Open organized by the Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) will begin at Al Gharafa Arena on Monday. Top pair of Cherif Younousse and Jefferson Pereira will lead the host nation’s charge in event. Cherif and Pereira have been in good...

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FIVB World Tour returns to Doha for men’s $75,000 Qatar Open Apr 2, 2016

Enjoying a brief two-week respite from tournament competition, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) resumes the qualifying process for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games through the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. A stretch of eight consecutive events...

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