Lane 1 - 7 posts (w/video) "Australia swim stars D'Arcy and Monk in hot water after posing with guns. wo of Australia's Olympic swimming stars are in trouble again after posting a picture of themselves posing in a gun shop in America. Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk uploaded a photo of themselves posing with a pistol and shotgun to Facebook and Twitter while in the US for a swim meet. However, Swimming Australia ordered the swimmers to remove the pictures from the social networking sites. "Swimming Australia became aware of inappropriate photos posted on athletes' Facebook pages and Twitter accounts this morning, and instantly contacted the athletes involved to ask for them to be removed under Swimming Australia's Social Media Guidelines," the organisation said in a statement."
Lane 2 - sport24 posts "Van der Burgh 'is in control'. Olympic gold medallist Ryk Neethling says Cameron van der Burgh’s superb swimming performance over the weekend indicated he was in control and set to win a medal at the London Olympic Games. “He told me beforehand that if he dipped below one minute a couple of times he would be where he wanted to be,” said Neethling on Tuesday."
Lane 3 - Nine To Five posts "Eamon Sullivan talks London Olympics and close shaves. Having had his fair share of public scrutiny in the past, Eamon Sullivan is no stranger to the pressures coupled with being an Australian sporting star. But the 26 year old Olympic medal swimmer and Gillette Australia ambassador doesn’t seem too phased with the drawbacks of nationwide stardom; he has one thing on his mind and that’s the pool. “Public recognition is not something that bothers me,” Sullivan told NinetoFive."
Lane 4 - alligator posts "UF Olympic swimmer shoots commercial in Broward Pool. Wednesday was one of Broward Pool’s busiest days of the summer so far, but only one Gator was allowed to swim in the pool. That’s because Ryan Lochte, a 27-year-old UF alumnus and six-time Olympic medalist, and a production company used the pool to film part of a commercial sponsored by AT&T. Lochte, who stars in the commercial, sprang from a starting block and disappeared beneath the water’s surface."
Lane 5 - Manatee County posts via youtube "German Swim Team loves Bradenton! This video highlights how a German swim team chooses Bradenton as their summer training location. These Olympic hopefuls hone their skills in the warm waters of GT Bray pool while enjoying the Florida sun."
Lane 6 - nine posts (w/video) "The Missile. James Magnussen has made it clear he's confident heading into the London Olympics where he'll go for gold and the world record in the 100 metres freestyle. And as Sylvia Jeffreys found out, his dad has already made room at home for the gold medal."
Lane 7 - PR Web posts "SwimOutlet.com Signs Gold Medalist Mark Gangloff to Unique Marketing Deal. Gangloff will be able to choose among any brand of swim product. SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, and two-time Olympic gold medalist Mark Gangloff have agreed to a partnership that will see Gangloff endorsing the SwimOutlet.com brand. The partnership is unique among Olympic athletes because Gangloff will be able to choose from a broad variety of high-performance swimming brands, training gear, and product in its inventory for his competitive purposes. These brands include Arena, Finis, Nike, Speedo, TYR, and many more."
Lane 8 - French Tribune posts "Video Captures Shark Attacking Giant Squid off Coast of Australia."