An insider said: 'Things with Caspar are very casual but they have hooked up a few times and seem to like each other.'The Starry Eyed singer was previously thought to be in a relationship with Bobby Rich - a Judo champion who later became David and Victoria Beckham's bodyguard.
Before that, Ellie enjoyed an on-off two-year relationship with Mc Fly star Dougie Poynter - but the pair split in 2016, citing their globe-trotting schedules as the cause.
Wearing her glossy golden locks loose and tousled, the Burn hitmaker couldn't keep the smile off her face as she watched the game.
Meanwhile, Team GB rower Casper looked dapper in a fitted charcoal grey suit and an open white shirt.
A kiss can also be used to express feelings without an erotic element but can be nonetheless "far deeper and more lasting", writes Nyrop.
He adds that such kisses can be expressive of love "in the widest and most comprehensive meaning of the word, bringing a message of loyal affection, gratitude, compassion, sympathy, intense joy, and profound sorrow." Nyrop writes that the most common example is the "intense feeling which knits parents to their offspring", but he adds that kisses of affection are not only common between parents and children, but also between other members of the same family, which can include those outside the immediate family circle, "everywhere where deep affection unites people." The tradition is written of in the Bible, as when Orpah kissed her mother-in-law and when Moses went to meet his father-in-law, he "did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare; and they came into the tent" (Exodus 18:7); and when Jacob had wrestled with the Lord he met Esau, ran towards him, fell on his neck and kissed him.
A kiss of affection can also take place after death.
Anthropologists are divided into two schools on the origins of kissing, one believing that it is instinctual and intuitive and the other that it evolved from what is known as kiss feeding, a process used by mothers to feed their infants by passing chewed food to their babies' mouths. Academics who have studied it say kissing spread slowly to other parts of the world after Alexander the Great and his army conquered parts of Punjab in northern India in 326 BC.
He notes, however, that the categories are somewhat contrived and overlapping, and some cultures have more kinds, including the French with twenty and the Germans with thirty.
Kissing another person's lips has become a common expression of affection or warm greeting in many cultures worldwide.
Nicole Kidman just won a Golden Globes for Best Actress In A Limited Series Or TV Movie — and she made sure to let everyone in the room know just how much she loved them!
Particularly Keith Urban, who got a big smooch from his wife before she made her way up to the stage. ) In her speech, the actress made sure to thank her big little producing partner Reese Witherspoon and dedicated the trophy to all of her female castmates on the HBO miniseries. ) Nicole beat out some tough competition, as the category for Best Actress In A Limited Series Or TV Movie was STACKED this year.
And Ellie Goulding, 30, looked more loved-up than ever with Caspar Jopling, 24, as they watched the New York Rangers game at Madison Square Gardens on Tuesday.