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Friday, 24th January 2020, Abu Dhabi - UAE
FATIMA BINT MUBARAK LADIES SPORTS ACADEMY AND ABU DHABI SPORTS COUNCIL MARK ONE YEAR OUT FROM HISTORIC WEEK-LONG CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN SPORT IN NOVEMBER 2020
5th International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW)
24th of September 2019 at Abu Dhabi Ladies Club.
Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Higher Education Sports Federation Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
The agreement is a new step in the fruitful cooperation between the two parties to raise the status of women in sports in the country
The 3rd FBMA Summer Camp concluded its session at the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, after a month of activities and programs that witnessed remarkable interactions with the parents and the participating campers with the presence of our National Team coach “Houriya AlTaheri”, our National Basketball Team player, the talented "Asma Majed", the star of our National Hockey Team "Latifa Al Suwaidi", and the fencing champion "Noora Al Breiki".
- The tournament saw high engagement from the Emirati ladies community. - FBMA introduced three new ladies-only sports tournaments this year, which are Basketball, Handball, and Archery.
FBMA and UAE Ice Sport Federation organise the international ice hockey event
Launched in Cairo last Friday under the theme "Challenges and Opportunities"
- “This exceptional tournament is the result of a series of successes and developments year after year” said HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan - “We truly admire the continuous efforts and persistence of all participating riders from the UAE” said H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
An energetic adventure in Hatta witnessed fitness, team work and National Day celebrations
The 16-year-old Emirati is now under the FBMA Elite Athlete Program
UAE Women’s Cup Kickoff Dubai/ Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017: The Matches of the first round of UAE Women’s Cup were kicked off a couple of days ago with the participation of eight teams, where Abu Dhabi Club (A) commenced its participation with a crushing victory over Reginal 12 – 2, while Dragons won Abu Dhabi Club (B) 2 – 1 and UAE U-18 National Team smashed Risoneiry 11 – nil.
The Conclusion of Round Five Dubai/Thursday, April 27, 2017: The matches of Round Five of U-14 Girls League will be concluded tomorrow at UAE FA pitches,
Bu Shallakh: Development Process Is Continued with FIFA & AFC Dubai/Thursday, April 27, 2017: UAE FA Board Member, Ms. Amal Bu Shallakh, crowned East Sharjah and Fujairah with the title of U-16 League.
The Conclusion of Round Four Dubai/Sunday, April 23, 2017: The matches of Round Four of U-14 Girls League were concluded with East Sharjah & Fujairah
The Conclusion of Round Three Dubai/Wednesday, April 19, 2017: The matches of Round Three of U-14 Girls League were concluded with East Sharjah & Fujairah
FBMA International Show Jumping Cup 2017 to attract increased numbers of elite riders from around the worldto Abu Dhabi
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) International Show Jumping Cup returns this year on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 February to the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. During the official event press conference held today, Monday 30 January, at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Abu Dhabi, it was revealed that a brand new activity zone will be introduced in this fourth edition, while more riders than ever before are expected to compete, establishing the Cup as an up-and-coming global equestrian event growing from strength to strength.
On 5-7 January the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) will welcome 2017 proudly with yet another edition of the FBMA Trophy for Figure Skating, as announced at an Press Conference earlier today. In its third year featuring in the calendar of the International Skating Union (ISU), the Trophy is the fruit of the enduring collaboration between FBMA, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the UAE Ice Sports Federation, who are all committed to advancing sports participation in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
Within the celebrations of the UAE's 45 National Day , Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy organized on Tuesday evening, the sixth of December a friendly basketball match between the FBMA elite trainees and a team that includes the stars of Abu Dhabi universities League , in Al Forsan international Sports Resort in Abu Dhabi.
Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) signed a memorandum of understanding with United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) as an official inauguration of the FBMA scholarships program which will start next year, where the academy will grant 10 scholarships to female students who are willing to study under the bachelor program of the physical education department in UAEU in addition to granting a valuable monthly incentive to each student under its scholarship program, while the UAEU commits for its part to attract outstanding female Emirati students in order to enroll them in the program and to provide the proper environment, the qualified managerial and technical staff and the facilities necessary for the success of the educational process in which the academy will monitor the progress of the enrolled students continuously.
On the morning of November 26th, eleven female Emirati students were preparing for their next big adventure. They set out to hike up to the top of Jebel Shams, Oman’s tallest mountain. Their goal? To celebrate the 45th UAE National Day, while breaking yet another barrier. The “brave eleven” were driven by their passion for staying active and their love of mountaineering, when they decided to take on the challenge set by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) and the Higher Colleges of Technology - Abu Dhabi Women’s College (ADWC). Having recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote physical activity and sportsmanship among the ADWC community, the two entities invited Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) students across different disciplines to participate in a hiking expedition.
On Wednesday, 16 November,female Emirati athletes were invited by Abu Dhabi’s leading women sports organization to attend a seminar on sports psychology, tailored specifically for elite and professional athletes, and their coaches.
Abu Dhabi Organisers of the first women's professional golf tournament in Abu Dhabi have lavished praise on the participants for making the event "a huge success". They feel that the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open, which finished at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club on Saturday, succeeded in inspiring UAE women of all ages to take up golf.
A proud Beth Allen was thrilled by her achievement of becoming the first winner of the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Open yesterday. "It means so much to me," said the American after firing a course record-equalling eight-under 64 to clinch the Ladies European Tour (LET) event by three strokes from England’s Georgia Hall at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
Georgia Hall will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the inaugural Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Open on Saturday at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. The Englishwoman, 20, overcame windy conditions to card a third round 67 to hold a narrow advantage over Australian Sarah Kemp in the Ladies European Tour (LET) event.
One of the over-arching aims of the organisers of top-class sporting events in Abu Dhabi is to leave a lasting legacy by engaging the community.
Olafia Kristinsdottir followed up her opening day’s 65 with another impressive 7-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead on the second day of the inaugural Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Open.
FBMA IS MOVING FORWARD TO BEATING BREAST CANCER, AS ‘CIRCUITS ON THE CIRCUIT’ RETURNS TO THE CAPITAL IN ITS THIRD EDITION
October does not only mark the drop of hot temperatures around the UAE! October is a month of pink; a month very important to women globally as many countries across the world unite in increasing attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of breast cancer, which is by far the most common cancer for women worldwide, both in the developed and developing world.
In celebration of Emirati women’s day, Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports academy (FBMA) have organized a celebratory public event in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and with contributions from Women Sports Administration at Sharjah Ladies Club, Healthpoint Abu Dhabi and Yas Mall at Yas Shopping Mall.
The Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, FBMA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the women's sports administration of the Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, to serve the future ambitions and strategies of the Emirati sports sector by advancing the level of cooperation and communication between various women's sports establishments in the UAE.
With great success, the competitions of the Ramadan Volleyball Championship which was organized by Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy as a part of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival were concluded. The tournament witnessed the participation of 8 volleyball teams representing different bodies and organizations of Abu Dhabi government and took place at the play fields of the Family development establishment’s indoor sporting hall in Abu Dhabi.
The FBMA Women's Tournament for Volleyball will kick off today at the sports hall of the Family Development Foundation. The tournament is organized by Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy. were Eight teams are set to participate in the event, including the team of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Health Authority, HealthPoint Hospital, National Petroleum Construction Company, Emirate Gas, General Secretariat of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Housing Authority.
The FBMA Ramadan Football Tournament for Government Entities has Concluded , which was held over the course of two days and was organized by Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy under the umbrella of the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival, in the sports hall of the Family Development Foundation in Abu Dhabi. The Ladies of Abu Dhabi Housing Authority Council have been crowned as the first place winner of the Tournament,followed by Abu Dhabi urban planning Council team in the second place, and in the third place came the national Petroleum Construction company. Awarding of the winning teams, H.E Amal Al Afifi , the board member of fatima bint mubarak ladies sports academy and H.E Amal Bu Shallakh from the Women's Football Committee.
More than 250 women enjoyed a special Ramadan evening of fitness, health and well-being on Wednesday evening at #theADmovement – a free community event held at GoYAS by Daman’s Activelife at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The event, staged in collaboration with the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies’ Sports Academy, marked the #theADmovement’s second event in Abu Dhabi aimed at empowering women towards better health and more physical activity.
Transitioning from April to May this year has been great fun for Emirati girls, as for the duration of two weeks between 24 April and 4May 2016 they had the opportunity to try out the sport of their liking, win many gifts as a reward for challenging themselves, and thus become members of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy family!
The UAE, represented by the UAE Ice Sports Federation, has officially become a member of the International Skating Union (ISU), the international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines, including figure skating, synchronised skating, speed skating, and short track speed skating.
In line with the vision to keep inspiring the Nation’s women and girls towards excellence in sports and with a view to further develop local Emirati talent in the sports sector, the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) has launched yesterday its “FBMA Elite Athletes Program for professional athletes”.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) launched the “ADIB PasSport” activation, which is aimed at introducing young girls between 10 and 12 years old to a variety of indoor and outdoor sports through the course of two weeks starting from the 24th of April to 4th May in Al-Forsan Sports Resort & Club with the support of Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and with the sponsorship of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB).
NEW WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT ‘FATIMA BINT MUBARAK LADIES OPEN’ TEES OFF IN ABU DHABI FATIMA BINT MUBARAK LADIES SPORTS ACADEMY AND ABU DHABI SPORTS COUNCIL STRIKE 3-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR
Fatima Bint Hazaa praises success of Cup of Fatima Bint Mubarak International Academy for jumping barriers and “Mother of Emirates” confirms that caring about supporting and caring all initiatives to promote and develop women’s sport
the FBMA Show Jumping Cup is to be held on Friday and Saturday the 26th and 27th of February 2016, in the grass track of Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.
Manchester City Women’s Football Club will return to Abu Dhabi for their 2016 pre-season training camp alongside Melbourne City Women’s FC. The City Football Group sister clubs will face each other in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Challenge on Wednesday 17 February at New York University’s Abu Dhabi Campus.
Under patronage of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the UAE General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of Family Development Foundation and Chairwomen of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood “Mother of the Nation”, and with the notable attention and following from H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza, Chairwoman of the Fatima Bint Mubark Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA), President of the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, the second version of the FBMA International Figure Skating Trophy was concluded on Saturday after carrying on for two consecutive days at Abu Dhabi Ice Rink in Zayed Sports City where it witnessed the participation of 66 figure skaters who came from 18 countries.
Under patronage of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the UAE General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of Family Development Foundation and Chairwomen of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood “Mother of the Nation”; the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy organizes the second version of the FBMA Figure Skating Cup which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi Ice Skating Rink in Zayed Sports City for two consecutive days. This cup is organized by the academy with cooperation from Abu Dhabi Sports Council and UAE Ice Sports Federation, and under the supervision the International Figure Skating Federation.
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak «Mother of the UAE» Chairwoman of the General Women's Union and Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy announced that in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Ice Sports Federation , the Organization of the second edition of FBMA Trophy for Figure Skating during the period of January 22 to 23 at Zayed Sports City Ice Rink, with the participation of 66 player from 18 countries around the world.
The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the GCC Sports Journalism Federation, Salem al Habsy and the Members of the Federation’s Women’s Committee: Loulwa Al-Merri from Quatar, Ebtisam Al-Jubail from KSA, Reem Al-Taitoon from Kuwait, Eman Al-Salihi from Bahrain, Amal Al-Afifi, Amal Bu Shlakh, Naema Al-Mansouri and Dr. Omniyat Al-Jaberi, in addition to other public figures of the UAE sports community.
The United States were crowned team-of-five competition winners on the penultimate day of the World Bowling Women’s Championships at the Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi. The event resumed with the second block of qualification and the overnight leaders Germany struggled during the early stages to leave their hopes of making the semi-final phase in doubt.
The World Women’s Bowling Championships began Sunday at Zayed Sports City in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and other Emirati and international officials.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) is hosting the World Bowling Women’s Championship in Abu Dhabi in the period 6-14 December 2015
Under patronage of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the UAE General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of Family Development Foundation and Chairwomen of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Abu Dhabi city will be hosting the World Women’s Bowling Championship from the 6th to 14th of next December in Khalifa Bowling Center of Zayed Sports City (ZSC).
YAS MARINA CIRCUIT WELCOMES BACK ‘CIRCUITS ON THE CIRCUIT’ IN SUPPORT OF FEMALE CANCER AWARENESS CHARITIES
Now in its second year, ‘Circuits on the Circuit’ gave women the chance to raise money by completing circuit training challenges led by the Nike Training Club, as well as receiving free breast cancer screening tests and educational information about women’s health.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) is launching a First Aid Certification Programme for coaches who train female athletes at the federations and sports clubs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The wide variety of nationalities in the country will play a huge role in making the inaugural UAE National Sports Day a success, according to Saeed Hareb, secretary general of Dubai Sports Council.
Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy's First Physical Education Teachers' Forum was concluded today in Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Organized by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA), and under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood (Mother of the Nation), and under the guidance of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy and Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, the Forum attracted great participation from over 200 Physical Education (P.E.) teachers from various schools across Abu Dhabi and the other Emirates.
The “1st Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Physical Education Teachers Forum” takes place in the capital as the school year kicks off
Physical Education (P.E.) teachers from across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi will gather on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at a Forum organised by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) to address the challenges and opportunities that arise from teaching PE in the UAE.
The Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, FBMA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UAE Taekwondo and Karate Federation during a press conference that was held at the FBMA headquarters earlier today.
The Abu Dhabi Higher colleges of Technology and the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy has send a group of Emirati female students to climb the summit of Mount Fuji in Japan . This Initiative comes in alignment with the plans of cooperation between the AD HCT and the Academy to raise awareness among Emirati women about healthy lifestyles and physical fitness where the mission’s journey will be under the supervision and sponsorship o the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy ,The group has departed from Abu Dhabi international Airport on last friday 21 Aug 2015, and was heading to japan, were they are expected to reach the summit of Mount Fuji after 3 days from their arrival.
In the light of the MoU signed between the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) and the UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation, the FBMA held a workshop titled “Nutrition & Jiu Jitsu”, in an initiative aiming to raise awareness about healthy nutrition among the UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation female athletes, and to reinforce the concept of healthy eating as a vital part of their training to elevate their performance. The workshop was held at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Saadiyat Island with the attendance of thirty female athletes from the UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation, and it addressed the topic of the healthy dietary system that should be followed by athletes in general, and Jiu Jitsu athletes in particular.
Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, on Sunday attended the academy's annual iftar, held at the Park Hyatt Hotel under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), and Head of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood.
Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, with the presence of Dr. Mugheer Al Khaili, Abdulla Nasser Al Suweidi and Aref Al Awani, crowned the winning teams of the championship and presented bronze medals the Abu Dhabi Urban planning team and silver medals to the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy team and finally gold medals to the Abu Dhabi Sports Council women football team.
Abu Dhabi Sports Council ladies Team wins the Abu Dhabi Government Ramadan Football Championship 2015
Abu Dhabi Sports Council Women team wins the title of Abu Dhabi Government Ramadan women's football Championship which was held as a part of a social initiative "Ramadan" , organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council & in collaboration with Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy.
the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports academy (FBMA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the UAE Jiu jitsu Federation during the press conference held in the FBMA headquarters on Wednesday, the M.O.U. was signed by Mohammed Bin Dulmouk Al-Dhaheri, Board Member of the UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation, and Dr. Mai Al- Jaber board member of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, which was attended by Talal Al Hashimi as a representative of Abu Dhabi Sports Council. The M.O.U is aimed towards elevating the participation of girls and ladies in the activities of jiu jitsu both vertically and horizontally, and to reinforce their presence in the international competitions in order to accomplish more Achievements in the march of Emirati Ladies sports.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy held a ceremony to honor the FBMA shooting team for landing the second place in the Abu Dhabi Sixth shooting championship of 2015 that witnessed the participation of 35 teams representing 20 different government organisations and was held by the Abu Dhabi International Shooting Company in cooperation with tawazun holding Corp. and Caracal Shooting Club under the supervision of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
Love Olympic figure skating? Then you’re in luck – because an international competition is taking place today and tomorrow the 3rd and 4th April at Zayed Sports City Ice Rink. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA), which champions women’s sports in the UAE, has teamed up with the UAE Ice Sport Federation, which governs all the UAE’s ice sports, to host the first Abu Dhabi FBMA Trophy. The contest is sanctioned by the International Skating Union, the governing body of the Olympics. This means participants will gain points that may see them compete at Olympic level. Only members of the International Skating Union can enter the contest. Roquiya Cochran is the event organiser and mother of Zahra Lari, the UAE’s own Olympic-hopeful. “Competitors are coming from over a dozen countries,” she says. “Six competitors from the UAE have also entered.” Free. 9am-4pm, 3rd-4th April. Contact: 02 651 9780
HH Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy board of directors chairperson, chairperson of Abu Dhabi ladies club, has praised the outstanding performance of Emirati athlete Alia Saeed during the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea. Alia has claimed the gold medal in the 10 K race.
Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairwoman of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies sports Academy and Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, thanked H.H Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairwoman of the General Women's Union, for her sponsorship for the 1st 1st Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open. The FBM Ladies Open registered outstanding success amid the participation of 126 professional golfers in the event.