Lane 1 - Inside The Games posts "Rising Stars aspire yet higher thanks to Kelly Holmes, David Roberts and Mark Foster."
Lane 2 - NJ.com posts "Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krayzelburg visits Bridgewater Tide Swim Team. Krazyzelburg provided an inspirational talk to the swimmers, many who are preparing for a national swim competition. He spoke about his swim career beginning in his homeland, Russia and his Olympic experience."
Lane 3 - The Telegraph posts "Stephanie Rice and Roxy Jacenko show their claws for Celebrity Apprentice 2013. Now, early indications from the third season of Celebrity Apprentice suggest this year's catfighters are swimmer Stephanie Rice and feisty publicist Roxy Jacenko. Olympic great Dawn Fraser has also entered the ring, Confidential hears. Sources from the set of the Channel 9 series say there was a "major blow-up" between Rice and Jacenko. "Steph and Dawn originally had a little tiff and that is still going on - they don't get along," our insider said."
Lane 4 - Asiaone posts "New sports funding plan aims for a wider reach. Singapore's top athletes are set to receive a major boost, with a new funding programme that will have a wider reach than recent initiatives. The Singapore Sports Institute is expected to announce the scheme, which could encourage more sportsmen and sportswomen to train full time, within the next two months. While Singapore won two bronze medals - through the women's table tennis team and paddler Feng Tianwei - in London, there were also those who felt that the Olympic Pathway Programme had fallen short of its goals. For example, swimmer Tao Li, who was among the top five in the 100m butterfly at the 2008 Games, failed to make the final in London."
Lane 5 - Stuff posts "Silicon success stories. None of their stories are exactly alike. Anthony Mosse turned Olympic swimming success into a storied career in business. Dotted throughout the 7.1 million residents that compose the San Francisco area are a multitude of New Zealand success stories. Mosse does double duty as the honorary New Zealand consul in San Francisco. He's always astonished at how many New Zealanders you can inadvertently run into, succeeding in high-profile roles, well off any media radar: "It is wonderfully surprising." We're not like our trans-Tasman neighbours, he adds. "You know an Australian. You don't have to find them. You can see them. New Zealanders are very good at going to ground in an international jurisdiction. We become one with the community."
Lane 6 - Opposing Views posts "First Major Nude Ocean Swim Held in Australia. The world's first nude ocean swim, the 'Sydney Skinny,' had over 1,000 people from babies to adults stripping down and swimming to raise about $15,000 for charity."
Lane 7 - NY Post has "Phelps’ golden gal. He swims like a fish — but she’s the catch! Olympic pool hero Michael Phelps recently whisked his new girlfriend, Sarah Herndon to the Bahamas, where he wooed her with his lobster-fishing skills, she told The Post. Just weeks off a breakup, Phelps, 27, spent five days in paradise last month with the 22-year-old California waitress."
Lane 8 - Handbag posts "Had a stressful day at work? Relax with a swimming session. Diving in the pool is a great way to banish a bad day…Over two thirds of those surveyed on behalf of Speedo feel that swimming has a positive mental impact and 70% agree that a splash in the pool can help refresh the mind after a hard day at work."