Lane 1 - China Daily posts "Sun might have to part with Aussie coach. China's swimming prodigy Sun, who bagged two gold medals, in 400m and 1,500m freestyle at the London Olympics, has been pushed to the verge of a split with his mentor, Australian Dennis Cotterell, after Australia swimming's governing body banned Cotterell from coaching foreign swimmers."
Lane 2 - Energy Australia posts via youtube "EnergyAustralia GO Swim Month Commercial. EnergyAustralia is powering Aussie swimming and the EnergyAustralia GoSwim Program. This national campaign is aimed at promoting swimming through registered EnergyAustralia GO Swim Day Centres."
Lane 3 - Metro posts "London 'should have world swimming championships after Olympic success'. The head of world swimming says he would love to have the world swimming championships in London after the success of the London 2012 Olympics."
Lane 4 - Health Magazine posts "Natalie Coughlin: My Life After Swimming. Swimming, modeling, dancing, cooking, what’s next? “I’m not retired, I know a lot of people think I am but I’m not—from swimming, at least,” Coughlin says. “I want to pursue things outside the pool but I still love being a professional athlete. I realize how fortunate I am to have this as a job so I want to do it a little longer.” As for the next summer Olympics? “I don’t know if Rio is necessarily in the picture because four years is a long time, but I’m excited to get back into training,” Coughlin says."
Lane 5 - The Auburn Plainsman posts "Swimming a different stroke: Former Tiger swimmer Dave Denniston overcomes paralysis to compete, coach in Paralympics. Former Auburn swimmer Dave Denniston has had highs and lows in his career, but he has found a way to climb from the deepest valley to the tallest mountain."
Lane 6 - In Menlo posts "Swimming helped mold Tod Spieker’s competitive edge. To many locals, Tod Spieker is synonymous with real estate property management. He’s also known as a generous donor of aquatic facilities at his two alma maters, Menlo-Atherton High School and UCLA in 2001 and 2009, respectively. In addition to providing the lead gift to fund UCLA’s new aquatic center, he underwrites the Tod Spieker Colloquium Series in Geography, his undergraduate major. “I really like the subject and loved just talking to one of the professors, Dr. McFadden.” After graduation, Tod continued to swim in master competitions for 30 years. Now, the main pool he jumps into is the one in his backyard. Swimming and workouts at Axis are the cornerstones of his daily exercise routine."
Lane 7 - The Guardian posts "Nude swimmers fail to beat record but enjoy their splash. Wales still holds the mass naked swim title by a long chalk. But maybe Yorkshire can take them on when it gets warmer again." (video NSFW sorta)
Lane 8 - ABC2 posts (w/video) "Olympic swimmers provide 'Joy Jars'. Several Olympic swimmers were on hand at Johns Hopkins Children's Center Friday. The athletes were working with the Jessie Rees Foundation, delivering Joy Jars to patients at the hospital."