Lane 1 - The Australian posts (w/video) "Olympic uniform adopts heritage look. WHEN the Australian athletes step into the stadium for the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, they could be stepping back in time to the 1950s. The team uniform of white pants, white skirts and green blazers, unveiled in Sydney today, has a prim, formal feel better suited to the generation of Murray Rose and Dawn Fraser than Libby Trickett and Eamon Sullivan."
Lane 2 - MSN / Samsung posts "How to get an Olympian body. So you want to look like an Olympic athlete? First you need to think about what kind of Olympian you want to be. And what kind of body shape you are now…Some athletes are born for their sport, like American swimmer Michael Phelps. His 201 cm (6 ft 7 ins) “wing span”, disproportionate to his 1.93 cm (6ft 4 ins) height, plus his long torso and relatively short legs make him perfect for the pool…Whatever your size and shape, to get your Olympian body you’ll need to train like your life depends on it. It doesn’t matter even if you have a day job – many competitors at London 2012 also have careers outside their sport."
Lane 3 - Herald Sun posts "Swim star Eamon Sullivan no longer the centre of attention. HE went to Beijing as the golden boy of the Australian swim team burdened by expectation, but now Eamon Sullivan is loving relative anonymity and hoping to excel as a man no longer in the limelight. The former sprint freestyle world record holder now plays second fiddle to new superstar James Magnussen, and the 26-year-old is enjoying his new status so much that it's part of the reason for his newfound love for swimming."
Lane 4 - Adelaide Now posts (w/video) "Grant Hackett kicked out by his wife - was night at Logies to blame? GRANT Hackett has been kicked out of his Melbourne apartment by his wife Candice Alley. The Gold Coast Bulletin understands the former Olympic swimmer and his singer-songwriter wife split after an incident at the Logies after-party."
Lane 5 - Bleacher Report posts "2012 Olympics: 10 Things You Need to Know About Missy Franklin. Television law dictates that every Olympic Games has a breakout star—the kind of young, unassuming phenom that can top podiums and win hearts. On the eve of the 2012 London Olympics, American swimmer Missy Franklin looks every bit the part."
Lane 6 - Female First posts "Rebecca Adlington Launches Free Swims For Britain Campaign. Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington is encouraging the nation to show its support for Britain’s Swimming Teams this year by taking the plunge for free. The Mansfield star has launched the British Gas ‘Free Swims for Britain’ campaign, which is giving away swimming sessions to those who sign up online to back our swimmers, as they prepare for the biggest competition of their careers."
Lane 7 - NBC posts "Olympics Medal "Ultimate Goal" For South Florida Athlete, Jamaica's Most Accomplished Swimmer. Alia Atkinson of Pembroke Pines will be competing in her third Olympics."
Lane 8 - Huffington Post has "Rita Goldberg, British Swim School: At '60-Something' She's Still Helping Kids Learn To Swim. Since the age of 4, swimming has been the love of Rita Goldberg's life. But she never thought she could turn that love into a million-dollar business. Now, 60 years later, she's the head of a successful swim school on two continents and recently started offering franchises."