Lane 1 - The New Zealand Herald posts "Q&A: Melissa Ingram, former top swimmer. Welcome Melissa. You retired from top level swimming in March. Now you're communications officer for Swimming New Zealand. Take us back to your first senior international meet …"
Lane 2 - Appliances Online AU posts "Appliances Online makes a splash with Olympic Gold medalist Stephanie Rice."
Lane 3 - Sowetan Live posts "Le Clos no match for Schoeman. ROLAND Schoeman cracked a championship record as South Africa scooped four gold medals on the opening day of the Barcelona leg of the Mare Nostrum series on Tuesday night. The gala is being staged at the same venue where the world championships begin next month."
Lane 4 - itv posts "Plymouth-born Olympic diver Tom Daley finishes school. Plymouth-born Olympic diver Tom Daley has finished school. The bronze medallist sat his last A-level exam at the independent Plymouth College. The 19-year-old should have left school last summer but delayed some of his studies to train for the Olympics."
Lane 5 - News-Press posts "Wired, and wireless, at 94. Multi-faceted Jean Henning now aiming at boosting career writing children's poetry. She may be a trifle frail, relying as she does on a walker to get around, but 94-year-old Jean Henning is what you might call completely switched on. Her husband, Hal, died in 1988. He was a dentist by profession, but also an Olympic swimmer and later chair of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Committee. He became well-known in 1973 for opposing efforts by the International Olympic Committee to drop 12 swimming events from the Olympics."
Lane 6 - Helensburgh Advertiser posts "Olympian makes a splash in Loch Lomond. OLYMPIC open water swimming silver medallist Keri-Anne Payne made a splash on the Bonnie Banks last week to launch the Great Scottish Swim. The biggest open water swimming event in Scotland will take place later this year, with thousands of participants joining Keri-Anne on the start line."
Lane 7 - The Mertailor Merman posts "The Mertailor Merman is Walking on Air. The Mertailor Eric Ducharme, The "Merman" swims to "I am Walking on Air" by the outstandingly talented Kerli! Ducharme, now in his 20's, has turned his love of mermaids into a business. He creates and sells mermaid tails made from rubber, silicon, and other materials."
Lane 8 - Time posts "Bathing Beauty: The Wet and Wild Life of Esther Williams. Williams, who died Jun. 6 at 91 in Los Angeles, had set a national record for the 100-meeter freestyle as a teenager, but in movies her appeal wasn’t speed, or overt sexuality, but rather an easy, self-assured radiance, in or out of the water. Sleek as a seal and imperiously tall (5’8½”), with gorgeously toned arms, a beachcomber’s tan and a lustrous smile, Williams exemplified the athletic young dazzler to a country weary of war."