Lane 1 - news.com.au posts "Eamon Sullivan reveals his swimming future is up in the air and he may not make it to 2016 Olympics, Two-time world champion Eamon Sullivan has revealed that his swimming future is up in the air and he may not make it to the 2016 Olympic Games. The spring star is at home in Perth recovering from a shoulder operation. He said he had always planned to swim in Brazil but his motivation may not be there for another gruelling preparation. "My thought process is I want to go to another Olympics but four years is a long time the way my body has been," Sullivan said."
Lane 2 - Florida Today posts "Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte training in Brevard. The University of Florida Swim team along with Olympic Gold medalist Ryan Lochte and coach Gregg Troy will spend a day of intense training with members of the Air Force 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base. The 38 UF swimmers will train Friday alongside pararescuemen, or PJs, and receive firsthand experience of what it takes to serve as an elite member of the rescue wing. The half-day training program is not open to the public. The team will participate in a series of exercises, run and swimming." Meanwhile Las Vegas Sun asks "Is Olympic champion hunk Ryan Lochte part of a beach club being announced at Hooters casino hotel?"
Lane 3 - Chicago Tribune asks "If Armstrong loses Olympic medal, why not East Germans? It’s a good question. There actually is more documented evidence of East German doping than there is of Armstrong’s. The Stasi (East German secret police) files opened after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall gave names, dates, and dosages, implicating many East German Olympic medalists from 1972 through 1988. Yet in 1998 the IOC peremptorily dismissed an appeal from the U.S. and British Olympic committees, who asked that the medals be withdrawn from doped East German swimmers and redistributed to those finishing behind them."
Lane 4 - Luton Today posts "Celebs making a splash with Tom. Celebrities will be diving into Luton on Saturday for the first live episode of Tom Daley’s ITV show Splash! The new series sees famous faces, including model Caprice Bourret, TOWIE favourite Joey Essex and presenter Jenni Falcone, treading the diving board at Stopsley’s Inspire Centre. Speaking to ITV, Olympic diver Tom said: “This is a dream come true for me – an entertainment show all about diving. I’ll be helping the celebrities as they master a dangerous and exciting sport and I can’t wait to get started.”
Lane 5 - The Australian posts "Brittany Elmslie may be tossed a curve ball, 200m butterfly. OLYMPIC relay gold medallist Brittany Elmslie has already shown that she is an athlete who knows how to take her opportunities, and another chance to shine is coming her way at the BHP Aquatic Super Series in Perth later this month. Elmslie was initially left out of the Australian team to take on China and South Africa in a three-way match, but has earned a late call-up on the strength of her performances at the Queensland swimming championships last month. She will replace the injured Blair Evans in the 4x200m freestyle relay and may also be tossed a curve ball in the shape of the 200m butterfly."
Lane 6 - Maple Valley Reporter posts "Masters Swimming finds new home at Covington pool. U.S. Masters Swimming returned to Covington this week with coaches and swimmers who hope the program will thrive here. Blue Wave Aquatics, a team affiliated with U.S. Masters and formerly known as Federal Way Masters, began a new workout group at Covington Aquatic Center Wednesday."