Lane 1 - SI.com posts "Swimmer Tyler Clary: Michael Phelps has “been asking to get beat for the longest time”. Olympian Tyler Clary was not impressed by Michael Phelps’ work ethic during the year they trained together at the University of Michigan, reports The Press-Enterprise‘s Jim Alexander."
Lane 2 - USA Swimming posts via youtube "Know Your National Team: First Swimming Memory. Before they were on the National Team, your favorite swimmers started their swimming journeys in many different ways."
Lane 3 - USA Today posts "Michael Phelps talks about gaining 25 pounds, getting 'fat'. In the Details interview, he also talks about his guilty (food) pleasures. "I don't count calories. Whether it's Sour Patch Kids or Reese's or a bag of chips, if I feel like eating it, I'm going to eat it."
Lane 4 - USA Today posts "Olympians Raisman and Lochte play fashion game quite well. Leotards and jammers are a (stretchy, body hugging) way of life for gymnast Aly Raisman, 18, and swimmer Ryan Lochte, 27. But when they're not balancing on 4-inch wide beams, or flying down a lanes, they're flipping for fashion. USA TODAY asks the Ralph Lauren models a few fashion forward questions."
Lane 5 - WBIR posts "Fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team while they're in town have one chance. Fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team while they're in town have one chance. USA Swimming will allow 1200 spectators in for an hour Thursday morning from 8 to 9 a.m. Outdoor practice can be viewed from 8-10 a.m. Here is more on the practices from the University of Tennessee: The U.S. Olympic Swimming Team has returned to the University of Tennessee's aquatic facilities to train for the 2012 Olympic Games later this month in London."
Lane 6 - The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Coach backs new pay deal. NATIONAL head coach Leigh Nugent has backed his organisation's new funding program amid harsh criticism from the Australian Swimmers Association, saying funding has to be performance based. Under the scheme, if things go as expected for James Magnussen at the Olympic Games, he will earn about $100,000 in London. ASA general manager Daniel Kowalski was outraged when Swimming Australia introduced the program on July 1, as he had not been consulted before it was finalized."
Lane 7 - Team USA posts via youtube "Athlete Travel Challenges: Start Like A Champion with Summer Sanders. Join Olympic champion Summer Sanders as she discusses some of the challenges that athletes face while traveling to training and competitions. The biggest challenge that an athlete faces while traveling is jet lag. It can upset their energy levels, sleep schedules and competition preparation. The best way to overcome jet lag is to get plenty of sunlight, stay hydrated and eat small, regular snacks. Some helpful snacks include nuts, cereal and packaged cereal bars."
Lane 8 - WSJ posts "NYC seniors keep fit with synchronized swimming. The 41 men and women of the Honeys and Bears, ranging in age from 62 to 100 years old, are members of Manhattan's only 50-and-over synchronized swimming team. Despite the fact that many of them have walkers and wheelchairs, arthritis and asthma, these swimmers practice at the Hansborough Recreation Center up to three times a week for more than an hour and a half on end."