Lane 1 - The Race Club posts (w/video) "Swimming Workouts — Dryland Stretching Exercises. Having a good dryland training program in your swimming workouts will work towards an increase in flexibility and improvement in strength especially in the smaller muscles that help achieve a more streamline shape in the water."
Lane 3 - Silver Chips Online posts "Yu will swim far. How Caltech spotted Rona Yu's talent in the pool and gave her a unique opportunity."
Lane 4 - The National posts "Barcelona based Sabine Hazboun ‘happy to be here with other Palestinian people’ at Asian Games. Palestinian Olympic swimmer Sabine Hazboun is lonely living and training in Spain after she was forced to leave Bethlehem where a crumbling swimming pool held back her times. The 20-year-old, enrolled at a Barcelona sports institute for the past three years, told AFP she is delighted to be back amongst her compatriots at the Asian Games in South Korea."
Lane 5 - Gulf Times posts "China swim king Sun bashes Japan’s ‘ugly’ anthem. China’s controversial swimming superstar Sun Yang has taken a potshot at rival Japan’s national anthem at the 17th Asian Games, describing it as “ugly”. “The Chinese let their anger out tonight,” he is heard as saying on a Chinese-language audio passed to AFP. “Honestly speaking, the Japanese national anthem sounds ugly.” Japanese rival Kosuke Hagino, who ruffled Sun’s feathers with a shock 200m victory last weekend, gave a measured response when asked for his thoughts. “I didn’t hear what he said so it’s hard to comment,” he said. “But first and foremost we’re all athletes and we have to respect each other. We also have to show human values so hopefully we can continue to compete in that atmosphere.”
Lane 6 - Media Post has "Hello Design Helps Speedo Expand Beyond The Pool. Swimmers tend to be tech-savvy. They use gadgets to track their laps and analyze their stokes. Now, Speedo and creative agency Hello Design are introducing Speedo Fit, an app designed to motivate and empower fitness swimmers. repositioning to change the perception that Speedo is just a fitness brand. Still, the brand continues to utilize traditional tactics, most notably by supporting top-level athletes."
Lane 1 - BBC posts (w.video) "Swimmer Ross Murdoch beaten by schoolboy 'superfan' Brian Fitzpatrick. A five-year-old boy who wrote a fan letter to Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch got to race his hero in the pool - and beat him."
Lane 2 - Speed Cafe posts "Pro swimmer tackles V8. Olympic and Pan Pacific 200m backstroke champion Tyler Clary is angling for a motorsport career when his top level swimming career finishes taking to the Official V8 Supercars Experience at the Performance Driving Centre with Dunlop Series ace Andre Heimgartner."
Lane 3 - My age group coach from a million years ago. Tuscaloosa News posts "SPORTING LIFE: Ed Reed swims his way to double gold. Reed two-upped himself earlier this month when he traveled to Montreal for the FINA World Masters Championships and returned to Tuscaloosa with two world championships in his age group, 70-74. Representing Crimson Tide Masters, a club team where he is both a coach and competitor, Reed won the 200-meter individual medley and the 400-meter freestyle (5:32.06). He set a world meet record in his age group in the 200 IM, finishing in 2:57.68. In addition to those two gold medals, Reed brought home silver medals in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:28.95) and the 400-meter individual medley (2:31.01) and the bronze medal in the 200-meter breaststroke (3:20.38)."
Lane 4 - BBC posts (w/video) "Which Beyonce song does swimmer Jazz Carlin love?"
Lane 5 - Local 10 posts "Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad honored in Key West. Plaque commemorating her Cuba to Florida swim to be unveiled on Smathers Beach."
Lane 1 - Chicago Tribune posts (w/video) "1936 Olympian's 80-plus years of swimming. Adolph Kiefer, a 96-year-old Chicago area swimmer who won a gold medal in the 1936 Olympics, talks about his lifetime of swimming. Kiefer is also an inventor and innovator of new products related to aquatics competition."
Lane 2 - Mercury News posts "Cal swimmer and Olympic sensation Missy Franklin talks about summer plans Friday at Santa Clara."
Lane 3 - Towleroad posts "Olympic Diving Champ Greg Louganis Judges Jimmy Kimmel Bellyflop Contest: VIDEO."
Lane 4 - The Baltimore Sun posts "Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'. If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, which features photo spreads of the world's top athletes, well, out of uniform."
Lane 5 - News posts "Former Olympic swimmer Michael Klim snapped nude at Croatian nude beach. FORMER Aussie swimming champion Michael Klim has enjoyed a family day out, in the buff! The picture of the 36 year old emerged on his wife’s Instagram page on Monday morning."
Lane 6 - The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Gina Rinehart turned to Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett for help in family trust battle, court hears. Mining magnate Gina Rinehart asked Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett to convince her daughter Bianca to withdraw her nomination as trustee of the family's $5 billion trust two days before she was to give evidence in their bitter legal dispute. Bianca described Mr Hackett, who has recently fought a highly publicised battle with prescription medication addiction, as a "dear friend".
Lane 7 - Aqua Passport posts "Olympic Medallist David Davies - Benefits of Aqua Passport. Olympic medallist swimmer, David Davies discusses the importance of water safety and the health benefits associated with swimming."
Lane 8 - Gay Star News posts "High school state swimming champ in Colorado comes out publicly as gay. Jack Thorne: 'I wish we lived in a world where people didn't have to pretend to be something they're not'."