Lane 1 - Southeast Misourian posts "Health Beat: Amanda Beard swims healthy. When Olympic champion and U.S. national titleholder Amanda Beard jumps into the pool as a professional athlete, her focus is on keeping herself healthy and at the top of her game. When she jumps into the pool as a mom, the most important thing is keeping her family healthy and safe."
Lane 2 - USA Today posts "Franklin era in swimming 'just getting started'. Franklin, 18, owns the most world titles by a female swimmer with nine, a feat accomplished in her second long course world meet. "To look at the names she is now with is amazing and she is just getting started," said Todd Schmitz, her longtime coach."
Lane 3 - Sport 24 posts "Zandberg in deep end with SSA. SA swimming star Gerhard Zandberg was handed a R50 000 cash fine and a year's community service – you’d think we had a criminal on our hands. The story broke that Zandberg had been hauled before a Swim SA (SSA) disciplinary hearing because he had switched hotel rooms to be with his girlfriend. But according to a couple of sources, Zandberg had asked a number of SSA officials six days before his race if he could please move as his “roomie”, Cameron van der Burgh had a head cold (which was reported in the media) and he was battling to sleep. "
Lane 4 - PR Newswire posts "Five-Time Olympic Swimmer Dara Torres to Kick Off AmLactin® Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care's Support for U.S. Masters Swimming National Championship. "I am honored to be representing AmLactin at the Marriott USMS Summer Nationals and to be among so many old friends and great competitors," said Torres. "USMS is a truly inspiring organization and to be part of the national championship in Mission Viejo, where I started my Olympic training, will be both nostalgic and a lot of fun."
Lane 6 - Super Sport posts "'Swimming is a worthy investment'. Swimming world champion Cameron van der Burgh believes South Africa's performances at the Fina World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, last week was enough to prove themselves worthy of corporate sponsorship. “Maybe for a lot of corporates, they thought we were a flash in the pan, but we've proved to them that we can deliver – time and time again – and swimming is a worthy investment."