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Beach volleyball stars' bikini boycott forces embarrassing change

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Bikinis have won the day after officials were forced into an embarrassing retreat over plans to introduce sand trousers for the controversial Katara Beach Volleyball Cup event in Qatar. Players will be able to wear bikinis for next month's double-gender, 4-star World Tour event in Doha after two Germans and their coach vowed to boycott...
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Beach volleyball stars allowed to wear bikinis as ‘standard uniform' in Qatar after tournament boycott threats over ‘work clothes'

Beach volleyball stars allowed to wear bikinis as ‘standard uniform' in Qatar after tournament boycott threats over ‘work clothes'

1 month ago   |   By RT

Organizers of a major volleyball tournament in Qatar have backed down over the wearing of bikinis, potentially ending a row that saw two German players vow to boycott the event over an apparent ban on skimpy teamwear.
German stars Karla Borger and Julia Sude said they would skip the competition after being prohibited from donning their regular sports uniform in Qatar in order out of “ respect for the culture and traditions of the host country .”
The players had lambasted the clothing restrictions and expressed their anger at the tournament organizers who they felt had demanded to “ tell...
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