Lane 1 - Herald Sun posts "Swimming legend Michael Phelps becomes the 'Bubble Boy' with altitude chamber bedroom. Chasing two more medals that would make him the most decorated in Olympic history, Phelps has been sleeping nightly in an altitude chamber that turned his bedroom into a swimming laboratory. It's the swimming legend's twist on the Mile High Club."
Lane 2 - nine posts (w/video) "Aussie swimmers test out Olympic pool. With just a few days until competition begins our swimmers have had their first chance to test out the Olympic pool."
Lane 3 - WaPo has "No Thorpedo, but ‘Missile’ Magnussen is Australia’s new weapon in the swimming pool. Without the Thorpedo, James “The Missile” Magnussen is Australia’s new weapon in the pool. The 100-meter freestyle world champion is at his first Olympics and still pretty new to the game at 21, but he’s already had some impact."
Lane 4 - nine posts "Aussie swim team rolls out the tanks. Australia's very own "Missile", James Magnussen, led a quartet of swimmers picked to front the world media on Monday. The Aussies could safely leave James "Rocket" Roberts at the athletes' village without diluting the weaponry. For joining Magnussen were Eamon Sullivan, Stephanie Rice and "Lethal" Leisel Jones, world champions, Olympic champions or world record holders all. Between them they own 13 Olympic medals, six of them gold - no mean haul considering Magnussen hasn't yet raced in the Olympics and Rice made her debut in Beijing four years ago."
Lane 5 - Herald Sun posts (w/video) "Nick D'Arcy steaming up the pool ahead of London Olympics. NICK D'Arcy's Olympic campaign has gone from white-hot to nuclear. And there is nothing to indicate it will subside. The Australian swim team arrived at the Olympic village, but not before getting themselves kitted out at the nearby clothing depot, where D'Arcy ended the most notorious four-year exile in Australian Olympic history."
Lane 6 - E! posts (w/video) "Which Hollywood Hottie Is Ryan Lochte's Old-School Crush? Stick an apple pie in front of Ryan Lochte and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more complete picture of a truly all-American guy. In other words, perfect Team USA material."
Lane 7 - nine posts "Spitz feels Phelps will be at next Games. Swimming legend Mark Spitz believes in the man billed as his successor, Michael Phelps, but only partially. While Spitz thinks he will do great in London 2012, he does not really believe these will be his last Games."
Lane 8 - SportLive posts "Swimmers quietly confident. SOUTH Africa's swimmers flew into London to join their Olympic teammates in the athletes' village yesterday, as the Games organisers began showing that maybe they are ready after all. Chad le Clos, says he has no idea what to expect in his opening race on Saturday, the 400m individual medley where the gold medal is likely to be contested only by US teammates Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. "I'll know after the heats exactly how I will do in the final," says Le Clos. "I must just make it into the final."