Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy's mission is to empower women and girls in the UAE, through promoting sports, physical activity and a healthy lifestyle.

FBMA signs an MOU with UAEU

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.

Eleven Emiratis climb Oman’s tallest mountain in celebration of 45th UAE National Day

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.

FBMA Sports Psychology Seminar for Athletes and Coaches

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.

Beth Allen wins Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Open

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.

First Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open hailed 'huge success'

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.

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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.