Continuing with the great events celebrated in 2017, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host, in this season 2018, up to 3 new international events, in Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, coming to next Spring and Winter.

Under the great leadership of His Highness, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi; Bodybuilding and Fitness have become an extremely popular sports in the UAE, boosted by last international events as the IFBB Diamond Cup Fujairah (April 2017) promoted by H.H. Sheikh Saleh Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, and the Dubai Muscle Show (December 2017) promoted by young entrepreneur Bassem El Jawhari.

For this season 2018, the events confirmed in UAE will drive us to Fujairah, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, with three challenging competitions:

▪ IFBB Fujairah International Cup (18th – 19th April)
▪ Abu Dhabi Classic Championships (11th – 12th May)
▪ Dubai Muscle Show (6th-8th December)

All the events will be organized with the support of the Bodybuilding National Federation (EBBF) and other official institutions as the Department of Industry and Economy of Fujairah or the Dubai Sports Council.

Picture: Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai: hot places for Bodybuilding in 2018, at the United Arab Emirates.

We are immersed in a health international emergency as a consequence of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In this situation, we must follow the applicable national and international regulations and the advice from governments and sanitary authorities.

All this has to be done with positive energy and best spirit, maintaining our focus on the fact that any epidemical situation has expansion, stabilization and reduction periods, and that with adequate care, this nightmare is going to be a bad memory soon.

By all means, the integrity of our athletes, officials, judges and of all who integrate our community is now and always essential. We are a family in sport and life.

We can expect to reach the epidemic peak and a progressive settle down, as is already happening in some of the countries in suffering this situation at first instance.

In conclusion, let’s be confident and keep working as a team, following the decisions from the competent authorities. Some events have been canceled and others are being rescheduled to a new date in which we may be able to celebrate with our athletes and friends our passion for sport and healthy lifestyle.

We recommend you visit the IFBB Calendar at our website www.IFBB.com on a regular basis, so that you may be fully updated on events and schedule.

Wishing you, your families and beloved one’s good health, and hoping that the situation will be back to normality as soon as possible

All the events that were planned for March and April are being postponed and rescheduled