Chinese King marries table tennis star on a yacht

Chinese King gets married

Chinese King gets married

China’s four-time Olympic table tennis gold medalist Wang Nan (R) laughs with her husband Guo Bin aboard a yacht to celebrate their wedding in Yantai, Shandong Province, Sept. 27, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

China’s four-time Olympic table tennis gold medalist Wang Nan (L) ties the knot with her long-time partner Guo Bin aboard a yacht in Yantai, Shandong Province, Sept. 27, 2008. Wang’s teammate Ma Lin, the reigning Olympic men’s table tennis champion, and Japan’s most popular table tennis star Ai Fukuhara were best man and maid of honor respectively.

The ceremony

The ceremony

Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin in Portofino on a superyacht.

For Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin’s wedding celebrations M/Y RM ELEGANT, a 230ft $160 million superyacht, is being chartered off Portofino for pre-wedding parties.  The famous local Portinfino Hotel Splendido has also been booked out for the week for wedding guests. Villa Durazo in Santa Margherita, a 14th century monastery has been hired for the reception and been turned into a snazzy party venue.

Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin are expected to attend a civil ceremony at the 300-year-old Villa Durazo in Santa Margherita. They will then be be married in the Salone Degli Stucchi room, beneath a Louis XVI chandelier.