Beach volleyball stars’ bikini boycott forces embarrassing change – 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 the event amid a row over strict dress regulations.

Karla Borger and Julia Sude told German media over the weekend they would skip the FIVB World Tour competition in Doha over an apparent bikini ban. read more

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