Thanks to a torrent of big sporting events happening in the UAE this week, Dubai has been flooded with top sporting stars. Just so you know who to keep an eye out for whilst traipsing around the malls, here’s a list of some of the celebrities spotted in Dubai this week…

Champion F1 racer Lewis Hamilton chilling out with his new bird prior to the Abu Dhabi races.

Made a new friend here in Dubai!! #WinningFormula @PetronasMotorsports #AbuDhabiGP #UAE44

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One of the world’s best golfers, Rory McIlroy getting in some practice shots before the Race to Dubai.

Excited for the weekend at the @dpwtc and finale to the Race To Dubai

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One quarter of British boy band Union J, Jaymi Hensley paid a visit to our shores.


Hannah Simone is here, best known for her role as Cece on TV series New Girl

MILE HIGH CLUB. #supermaturefamily #mydubai #bringmeallthegold

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Retired Portuguese footballer Luis Figo came down to watch the golf.


Singer songwriter Tinashe spent some time in the desert.

Won’t you come find me there…

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If you’re Kiwi, you’ll probably know them. It’s radio presenters Fletch, Megan and Vaughan.

Pro Czech tennis player Petro Kvitova hanging out at the Madinat Jumeirah with her family.


Half of Kris Kross, CEO of So So Def Recordings and ex squeeze of Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri embraces the local culture. 

When in

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