Qatar beach bolleyball team rises in rankings
July 07 2015 10:04 PM
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Qatar’s Beach Volleyball team made a great jump in the world rankings, following their dazzling performance in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship held recently in Netherlands.
Qatar’s Beach Volleyball team jumped from 71st to 36th position, increasing their points tally from 150 to 750 points in the World standings.
Qatar had reached the last eight stage of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship 2015. This  rise in ranking will help the team to participate in the main rounds of the upcoming FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship.   

Qatar Basketball League to Begin in November
Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF) has announced that the men’s basketball League 2015 will kick off on 7 November and will end on 4 March, 2016.
QBF also confirmed that Qatar Basketball Cup competitions will begin on March 9 and HH Emir Cup competitions will get underway on 3 April, 2016. In a meeting held on Sunday under the presidency of HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, QBF approved the calendar of the new sport season 2015-2016.   

Al Sailiya Appoints Henzab as Head of Football
Al Sailiya Sport Club appointed Abdullah Henzab Assistant Secretary of the Club as head of Sailiya football club to succeed Hadi al-Marri, who said that he is unable to continue in his post for the 2015-16 season because of his mother’s illness and travelling with her for treatment abroad.
Abdullah al-Henzab had left Al Sailiya Sport Club and assumed the charge of the post of director of Qatar’s national youth football team, which won title of the Asian championship and participated in the World Youth Cup finals, New Zealand.

Friendly volleyball tournament
Qatar’s national team trains on the eve of the Senior International Men’s Friendly volleyball tournament at the Al Arabi Club Indoor Hall yesterday. The tournament organised by the Qatar Volleyball
Association will be held from today till Friday. Apart from hosts Qatar, India, Cameroon and Egypt will take part in the championship, which will be played under round robin format. The event will serve for Qatar as a preparation for the 18th Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship scheduled to take place from 31 July to 8 August in Tehran, Iran.

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