Ice skating in the desert: a modern tradition!

January 27, 2016
Figure skating might seem like an unlikely sport to practice in the desert, however it has received much recognition and public interest in the UAE in recent years. Thanks to the commitment of the UAE Ice Sports Federation, and athletes like the FBMA sponsored figure-skater and 2018 Winter Olympics UAE hopeful, Zahra Lari, figure skating has attracted many Emiratis to the ice and is becoming very popular both among elite…

Abu Dhabi strikes again!

December 25, 2015
In line with its mission to place Abu Dhabi on the global map of sports and strengthen the UAE’s status as a principle sports tourism destination, the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy had the honor to partner with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Emirates Bowling Federation and Zayed Sports City to host the2015 World Bowling Women’s Championship. This being the 3rd time Abu Dhabi has hosted a World…

#UAE_Unites_Us: UAE National Sports Day 2015

November 28, 2015
The 25th of November 2015 was a special day for sports in the UAE, as it marked the first UAE National Sports Day. Declared by the UAE National Olympic Committee (NOC) as an occasion to emphasize on the convening power of sports and the benefits of physical activity to each citizen and society as a whole, the National Sports Day was held only one week before the UAE National Day,…

Celebrating the Nation’s Women: Emirati Women’s Day 2015

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August 30, 2015
  On 28 August 2015 the UAE celebrated its first Emirati Women’s Day! Women across the country came together to praise the achievements of Emirati females and their role in reaffirming the country’s pioneering development and progress, by championing gender equality and women’s rights. Taking part in a number of cultural, athletic and social events, the women of the Nation commemorated the founding of the General Women’s Union in 1975…