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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 on track to claim ninth spot in Asian Championship Jul 31, 2017

Qatar kept hopes of a ninth place finish alive in the Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship when they overpowered Pakistan in five sets in the semi-finals of the ninth to 12th place classification in Surabaya, Indonesia on Sunday. Qatar, who secured their...

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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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Asian Championship: Qatar face Indonesia in the must-win clash today Jul 26, 2017

Qatar placed themselves back in the contention for a spot in the 19th SMM Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship quarter-finals with a straight win against regional arch-rivals Saudi Arabia in Surabaya, Indonesia on Tuesday. In a crucial Pool A match, Qatar...

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Qatar to start their journey in Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship Jul 24, 2017

On July 24th, the 19th Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship will start in Surabaya, Indonesia with 16 teams competing for the title. Indonesia last hosted this tournament in 2007. The 16 teams have been split into 4-team pools for the First Round. In the Second...

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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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Qatar tame Pakistan in three sets to claim friendly title Jul 20, 2017

Hosts Qatar took advantage of a couple of upsets on the first two days and disposed Pakistan in straight sets to win the International Friendly Volleyball Tournament at the QVA Indoor Hall here on Wednesday. On the third and concluding day, Qatar tamed giant-killers...

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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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Qatar show better fighting qualities in FIVB World League second year Jun 13, 2017

Qatar may have finished seventh in their second year in the FIVB World League but their performance was better than the debut year. In the Group 3 pool last season, Qatar had won three matches – the same number of wins they contrived even this year – to finish...

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FIVB World League: Youngsters spark Qatar to down Venezuela in four sets Jun 12, 2017

Papemaguette Diagne collected 18 points and led Qatar to an exciting 3-1 victory over Venezuela in a Pool D encounter of the FIVB World League Group 3 in Tallinn, Estonia on Sunday. Diagne pulled off 14 smashes and three blocks in his fine individual performance,...

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