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Date change for Qatar Open Apr 20, 2015

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) that the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2015 Qatar Open has been moved from the original dates of November 17-21 to an earlier schedule of November 9-13. The change of dates of the Qatar Open will optimise spectator...

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FIVB official praises Qatar Open venue Nov 10, 2014

FIVB Technical Supervisor Joep van Iersel is delighted with the high standards the maiden Qatar Open Beach Volleyball Tournament set. Hosted jointly by the Qatar Volleyball Association and the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy, the Qatar Open was held at Al Gharafa...

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Big success in hosting Qatar Open beach volleyball Nov 9, 2014

Tim Holler and Jonas Schroder completed their giant-killing act by winning the maiden gold medal of the FIVB World Beach Volleyball Tour at the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy in Al Gharafa Club on Saturday. The 14th-seeded Germans raised their level by a notch...

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Holler and Schroder win Qatar Open to cap dream start on the World Tour Nov 9, 2014

Tim Holler and Jonas Schroder made a dream start to life on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour by winning gold at the inaugural Qatar Open on Saturday. The German pair defeated Canada’s Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter 2-0 (21-18, 21-13 in a match in which Holler...

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From Russia with love as Bykanov and Prokopiev reach Qatar semis Nov 7, 2014

Ruslan Bykanov and Serguei Prokopiev have been receiving plenty of love from back home in Russia en route to the Doha Open semifinals, their best FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour finish of their careers so far. On Friday they reached the quarterfinals by beating...

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Khallouf, Abdelrasoul bow out fighting Nov 7, 2014

Qatar’s No 2 team, featuring Abdelaziz Khallouf and Tamer Abdelrasoul, bowed out of the Qatar Open Beach Volleyball Tournament on Thursday, but not before their gritty fight lighting the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy court in Al Gharafa Club. With the top...

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Turkish delight as Gogtepe and Giginoglu progress in Doha Nov 6, 2014

Volkan Gogtepe and Murat Giginoglu finished day three of the inaugural Qatar Open tired but happy after they continued their impressive form on Thursday with two wins over US teams that ensured their progress to the second knockout round. First the pair saved...

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Tough day for Qatari Teams Nov 6, 2014

Hosts Qatar did not have a good first day in the main round of the 2014 Qatar Open Beach Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday. Despite a good crowd present at the Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy in Al Gharafa Club cheering them, all the three local pairs lost their...

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Canadians continue Parana form at Qatar Open Nov 5, 2014

Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter won twice on the opening day of the inaugural Doha Open to maintain the form that earned them a maiden FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour title at the Parana Open three days ago. The Canadian duo started with a 2-0 (21-17, 21-13) victory...

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Khallouf excited about his debut on World Tour event Nov 5, 2014

By: Raajiv Tripathi Qatar’s No 2 team player Abdelaziz Khallouf is immensely excited about his delayed debut on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and said he is more than ready for the Qatar Open. The Qatar Open, which began with the qualifying rounds at the...

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