As the world’s top athletes descend on London for the Olympics, we wonder what the next generation will bring. Sporting star plus sporting star must surely equal super star babies for London 2064? We took at look at a few sporting relationships in the last decade.
Victoria Pendleton and Dr Scott Gardner. The pair, who have since become engaged, kept their relationship secret following advice from senior management to “keep quiet” until after the 2008 Games when Gardner, an Australian sport scientist, left the team.
Rory Mcllroy and Caroline Wozniacki. Rory famously broke from his childhood sweetheart and started dating the no.1 tennis superstar Caroline Wozniacki.
Heather Mitts and A.J. Feeley. Heather Blaine Mitts, is an American professional soccer player who plays in defence who married A.J. Feeley an American football quarterback for the St. Louis Rams in Cabo San Lucas on February 13, 2010.
Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic. The two sporting stars have been dating since autumn 2009.
Maybe the athletes after-parties at London 2012 will result in few more sporting hook-ups… watch this space..