HSBC Champions - Welcome Reception...SHANGHAI, CHINA - NOVEMBER 01: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (L) poses alongside his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during the Welcome Reception at the Waitanyuan prior to the start of the WGC-HSBC Champions on November 1, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)...S
Rory McIlroy watches the game between Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki and Spain's Estrella Cabeza Candela during day one of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 24, 2013. See PA story TENNIS Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: John Walton/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use. No video emulation. No use with any unofficial third party logos.
Rory McIlroy kisses tennis player girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki after his first round of the Masters on Thursday, April 11, 2013
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 23: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark watching her boyfriend Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the second round of the 2012 DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 23, 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
Rumours are rife that one of the most glamorous couples in sport –Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki – are about to split.
It is said that true love never runs smoothly, and this may be just a blip between two highly pressurised young people. However, while the future of this partnership may attract our passing attention, there may be pain for those involved.
There are perhaps more cheerful, if surprising, developments on the royal front, with rumours that Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Fergie might be getting together again.
There is often no logic about the world of romance, but what the heart wants, it wants...