Lane 1 - New Now Next posts "Olympic Swimmer, Texas A&M Student Amini Fonua Comes Out. We’ve got ourselves another champion athlete who happens to be gay: This time it’s Amini Fonua, an Olympic swimmer who represented Tonga at the 2012 London Games. While it’s theoretically easier to come out in a solo sport like swimming, it’s no picnic being openly gay at a conservative school like Texas A&M, where Fonua is a senior communications major."
Lane 2 - PR Newswire posts "The USA Swimming Foundation, in partnership with Phillips 66, will kick off its fifth-annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 in New York City on May 16 – 18. The national tour will include a series of press events, visit to the Empire State Building to light the skyline blue, water safety information sessions and free swimming lessons at local partner pools throughout New York City. The events will feature appearances by these USA Swimming Foundation ambassadors: 2012 Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones , swimming legend and Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines, and National Team swimmers Lia Neal , Josh Schneider and Jimmy Feigen , among others."
Lane 3 - Huffington Post has "Mother's Day. Wendy Boglioli. Olympic Gold & Bronze Medalist, Healthy Aging Advocate, Lifelong Athlete. As an Olympic swimmer, I learned young the value of mentors and coaches. Of all the individuals who have offered me their invaluable insight and guidance, my first mentor was my mother. She was not only my first coach but also my earliest advocate and supporter."
Lane 4 - First Coast News posts (w/video) " Olympian travels to paradise with a purpose. Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin travelled to the Bahamas to participate in a project for MakeAHero.org, working and swimming with paraplegics while preparing herself for her next step, college."
Lane 5 - The Australian posts "Recovery key to Cate Campbell's hopes. IF Cate Campbell is to turn world No 1 rankings in the 50m and 100m freestyle into world titles in Barcelona in July-August, she believes she will have to improve her recovery during competition. Campbell put together the best series of sprint races ever seen by a woman in a textile swimsuit at last week's national trials in Adelaide."
Lane 6 - Purdue Sports posts "Boudia Set for First Competitions Since Medaling at Olympics. Three active Purdue divers are also scheduled to compete at Trials meet in Tallahassee."
Lane 7 - Wales Online posts "Swansea launch new plans to find Tom Daley. Producing the next British diving sensation and establishing the first official water polo club in Swansea for 20 years are the prospects under new water-based plans for the city."
Lane 8 - MSN Now posts (w/video) "Sore loser water polo player turns handshake line into dunk tank. The scene threatened to turn into a bare-chested, Speedo-wearing slap fight, but the sides were quickly guided to opposite ends of the pool. It was a chump move, but at least we know that the dunked player didn't have his phone in his pocket."