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Ranghieri & Carambula champions in Qatar Open 2016 Apr 9, 2016

Seventh seeds Alex Ranghieri and Adrian Carambula clinched the Qatar Open 2016, part of the FIVB World Open Beach Volleyball Tour, on Friday. The Italians shifted their game into higher gears at the right time and won the final showdown 21-17 21-19 against Alexander...

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Polish players hog limelight in Qatar Open knock-out Apr 8, 2016

Polish players stole the knock-out show of the Qatar Open Beach Volleyball Tournament as they eliminated the two top seeds before the semi-finals on Thursday. At the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy courts, sixth seeds Piotr Kantor and Bartosz Losiak stunned top...

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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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