Lane 1 - Courier Mail posts "Ian Thorpe quote strikes chord with Man Utd star Wayne Rooney. ENGLAND striker Wayne Rooney is taking inspiration from Australian swimming legend Ian Thorpe as he attempts to turn around his form at international level. The training centre features photos of soccer greats and is also adorned with inspirational quotes one by Thorpe which reads: "Losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better."
Lane 2 - B&T posts "Olympic hits and misses. As Australia’s Olympic athletes reflect on their medal wins, near misses and upsets, the nation’s advertising world is doing the same…James Magnussen in CommBank's Olympic ads. Linking the prospect of a Magnussen gold medal to the bank’s ‘CAN’ tagline backfired. And having the ad run in the break immediately following the already infamous dummy spit poolside interview with Magnussen just made things worse for CommBank."
Lane 3 - The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Paws from the pool for golden girl Coutts. Cleaning up cat litter is about as far removed from standing on the Olympic Games medal dais as you could possibly get. Yet there is Alicia Coutts, Australia's golden girl of the pool, getting her hands dirty and back among her favourite felines at the Canberra RSPCA. Coutts yesterday returned to her part-time job at the animal welfare shelter in Weston for the first time since she was this country's most successful swimmer in London."
Lane 4 - Stronghold Motorsports post via youtube "A Day In The Desert With Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary. heck out 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Tyler Clary join Stronghold Motorsports in the Barstow desert for his first off road experience."
Lane 5 - Nine posts "Meares defends Aussie swim team. Cycling gold medallist Anna Meares has defended the Australian swimming team from claims that partying and ill-discipline led to its low medal tally at the London Olympics. But Meares said no one dedicates years of training to fool around on sport's biggest stage. "You don't sacrifice and prepare for four years and have your family and friends and sponsors and team behind you sacrifice the same amount of time and money for you to go there for a party, that's not how it works," she told reporters in Melbourne."
Lane 6 - Khallej Times posts "Olympic champ smitten by Dubai arena. had le Clos has been so impressed by the facilities in Dubai’s Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex that the Olympic champion hails the arena as the best in the whole world."
Lane 7 - You Magazine TV posts via youtube "Cameron van der Burgh is back. Olympic Gold Medalist, Cameron van der Burgh is back on home turf. After his amazing performance at the London Olympics 2012, he thanks all his supporters and he is happy to be back in South Africa."
Lane 8 - Daily Mail posts "Out into the big blue: Joining a human shoal on a sea swimming holiday to Mallorca. A beginners’ sea swimming trip to Mallorca had sounded perfect to me: a week dedicated to improving swimming style and increasing confidence in the big blue. Swimtrek is a holiday operator dedicated to encouraging people to take to the open water. Founded by Simon Murie, a solo English Channel swimmer and coach, who spent many years organising open water swimming trips for himself and others, Swimtrek is constantly announcing new destinations for holidays to suit all levels of swimming ability."