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Ian Thorpe and ex Ryan Channing CONFIRM they’ve rekindled

Ian Thorpe, 36, and Ryan Channing, 29, were rumoured to have ‘rekindled’ their relationship last week. 

And on Monday, the Olympic champion confirmed they are once again an item by sharing a holiday snap of them holidaying with a group of friends in Ibiza. 

Looking on top of the world as he sat next to Ryan on a yacht, Ian captioned the photo: ‘Stunning location where the people are better than the view!’    

It's official! Ian Thorpe and ex Ryan Channing confirm they are back together in holiday snap captioned: 'Stunning location where the people are better than the view!'. Ian and Ryan are pictured third and fourth from the right, respectively

It’s official! Ian Thorpe and ex Ryan Channing confirm they are back together in holiday snap captioned: ‘Stunning location where the people are better than the view!’. Ian and Ryan are pictured third and fourth from the right, respectively 

Ian was wearing shorts and a brown T-shirt with a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses while Ryan wore a white shirt, shorts and shades. 

Two children were also on board, likely belonging to one their friends- perhaps a good opportunity to practice their parenting skills for when they become fathers. 

Ian and Ryan split in June shortly after revealing they wanted to start a family together.

Close again! After over a month apart, Ian and Ryan seem to be officially back on good terms after a close source revealed they were back together

Close again! After over a month apart, Ian and Ryan seem to be officially back on good terms after a close source revealed they were back together

On Friday, a source close to the pair revealed that the pair are back on and things are going swimmingly.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the insider said the couple have ‘rekindled their romance’ while holidaying in Ibiza, Spain , and ‘may even get engaged.’

It comes as the pair were pictured together soaking up the sun in the island paradise, in an image obtained by Daily Mail Australia. 

'They're trying to find the nearest Cartier store for rings': Ian Thorpe and ex Ryan Channing have 'rekindled their romance and are on the verge of getting ENGAGED'... as they holiday together in Ibiza (pictured)

‘They’re trying to find the nearest Cartier store for rings’: Ian Thorpe and ex Ryan Channing have ‘rekindled their romance and are on the verge of getting ENGAGED’… as they holiday together in Ibiza (pictured)

Wedding bells? It's believed the pair will soon be heading to the nearby island of Formentera, with a possible engagement on the cards (pictured back R with friends in Ibiza this week)

Wedding bells? It’s believed the pair will soon be heading to the nearby island of Formentera, with a possible engagement on the cards (pictured back R with friends in Ibiza this week)

It’s believed the couple will soon be heading to the nearby island of Formentera, with a possible engagement on the cards. 

‘They’re trying to find the nearest Cartier store for rings,’ the source said. 

‘They’ve talked a lot through their issues and think it will work.’

Going swimmingly! 'They've talked a lot through their issues and think it will work,' a source told Daily Mail Australia

Going swimmingly! ‘They’ve talked a lot through their issues and think it will work,’ a source told Daily Mail Australia

Last month, it was reported that Ian was devastated by the news that Ryan planned to have a baby without him after their split. 

Woman’s Day claimed that the business owner’s announcement ‘came as a blow’ to the famed swimmer. 

In an interview with WHO magazine last month, Ryan revealed he’s ‘halfway through the fertility process’. 

Ready to be a dad! Last month, it was reported that Ian was devastated by the news that Ryan planned to have a baby without him following their split

Ready to be a dad! Last month, it was reported that Ian was devastated by the news that Ryan planned to have a baby without him following their split

In the sit down, Ryan said the baby plans are ‘going ahead without Ian’ and that he’d love ‘to have a little boy’.

With the fertility process well underway, Ryan added: ‘I’m just about to choose my surrogate.’  

But Ryan confirmed to Who magazine that fatherhood wasn’t the reason for their split. 

Claims: Back in January, Ryan and Ian, 36, said they hoped to have a baby together. However, the couple split in June after four years of dating, with reports at the time suggesting Ian wasn't ready to become a father

Claims: Back in January, Ryan and Ian, 36, said they hoped to have a baby together. However, the couple split in June after four years of dating, with reports at the time suggesting Ian wasn’t ready to become a father

‘There has been talk Ian wasn’t ready for a family. I can’t comment on his behalf, but that was never a discussion as to why we were separating,’ he said.

‘It was more around the busy lifestyles we lead now and the fact it was hard to manage the relationship with the travel schedules we have.’

Ryan also told The Daily Telegraph in June that their split was amicable.

‘Yes, the rumours are true, we have parted ways… We have stayed friends,’ he said at the time.

'We have stayed friends': Ryan also told The Daily Telegraph in June that their split was amicable

‘We have stayed friends’: Ryan also told The Daily Telegraph in June that their split was amicable

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