Lane 1 - San Antonio Express-News posts "San Antonio hopes to host U.S. swimming championships. Officials are in discussion to bring three major meets to the Northside Swim Center in 2015, including the U.S. senior nationals. The senior nationals would include former Olympians and top-level hopefuls for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The meets would include a U.S. Masters event for older swimmers in April 2015, followed by the senior and junior nationals in August of that year."
Lane 2 - Mail Online posts "Incredible underwater headphones that transmit music to swimmers' ears by vibrating sound through their cheekbones. A waterproof mp3 player streams the music which resonates through the bones and into the highly sensitive cochlea part of the ear. The
headphones take inspiration from a 1970s product which transmitted music through the collarbone in the same way. 'Neptune has been a real hit with recreational swimmers, and it can store 1,000 songs so the user will run out of energy long before they run out of music."
Lane 3 - Inside The Games posts "Swimmers ready to make a splash for the second GO Swim Month in Australia. The second annual GO Swim Month run by Swimming Australia is set to get underway next Tuesday (October 1) as the governing body launches its national campaign to get more youngsters into the pool."
Lane 4 - Straits Times posts "Olympic champ due in S'pore for short-course World Cup. TOP-CLASS swimming returns to Singapore in November with the Fina short-course World Cup meeting. Rising stars such as triple Olympic champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo and the Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, dubbed the "Iron Lady" for entering multiple events, have confirmed their attendance for the Nov 5-6 showpiece at the Singapore Sports School."
Lane 5 - ITV News posts "World swimming champion Mark Foster takes on new challenge. A host of swimming stars are joining Londoners to back in the pool for the final weekend of this year's British Gas SwimBritain. London Fields Lido will be hosting the finale of a series of 10 SwimBritain events that have been taking place across the country, with six-time world champion Mark Foster, diver Nick Robinson-Baker and Olympic bronze medallist Cassie Patten taking to the water alongside nearly 500 London swimmers."
Lane 6 - Darien News posts "Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Soni spends day with Darien YMCA Piranhas. It's not every day a three-time Olympic gold medalist breezes through town. It's even more of a rarity to be taught by one, so the members of the Darien YMCA Piranhas weren't about to miss the chance to hit the pool with Rebecca Soni on Saturday at the Darien YMCA."
Lane 7- Bondi Rescue posts "Man Drops Unconscious | Best of Bondi Rescue."
Lane 8 - The Australian posts "Swim team better off without me, says Leigh Nugent. AS Swimming Australia prepares to announce a new head coach for the national team, former team leader Leigh Nugent has emerged from a three-month exile declaring the team could not have gone forward with him."
Lane 1 - The Jerusalem Post has "US Olympic gold medalist inspired toward aliya. American swimming champion Garrett Weber- Gale winner of two gold medals at the Beijing Olympics and presently in Israel with the US Maccabiah team, has expressed a desire to make aliya."
Lane 2 - enca posts "Le Clos balances butterflies. Swimming sensation Chad le Clos admits his new-found status as the world's leading butterfly swimmer has come with its fair share of nerves ahead of the Fina World Swimming Championships in Barcelona. "I am a little bit nervous -- it is a bit different having a target on my back, and knowing that makes it is a little more stressful than usual," Le Clos said." FINA posts "BCN2013: Chad Le Clos (RSA)."
Lane 3 - The Australian posts "Olympic swimmer Scott Miller to stay in cells over drugs charge. OLYMPIC swimmer Scott Miller will remain in custody after his latest drug charge matter was briefly heard in a Sydney court. Miller did not appear in Central Local Court on Wednesday, with his lawyer flagging a bail application will be made next week. Miller has been behind bars since he was arrested last weekend and charged with supplying a prohibited drug of an indictable quality."
Lane 4 - Orange posts "Ledecky ready to roll again. When Katie Ledecky announced her arrival on the international stage at London 2012, the Aquatics Centre shuddered as the swimming world shook. It seems only a matter of time before Ledecky breaks Adlington's 800m world record, set five years ago at the Beijing Olympics."
Lane 5 - Channel News Asia posts "Air hostess row gives China bumpy ride. A row involving China's swimming superstar Sun Yang and an air hostess has given the Chinese a turbulent run-up to the world championships in Barcelona. But a falling-out between Sun and his coach over his love affair with a stewardess has rocked the Asian swimming power as it prepares for Barcelona. Sun, the tall distance specialist from Zhejiang, rejected coach Zhu Zhigen's demand that he stop seeing his new girlfriend and concentrate on his swimming instead."
Lane 6 - Metro posts "Finis Neptune MP3 player and Speedo Biofuse goggles: Outdoor swimming gadgets. At the risk of having all the gear and no idea, if you’re looking to make a big splash on the swimming scene this summer there’s already a pool of technology to choose from to make sure you’re not a belly flop in and out of the water."
Lane 1 - Emirates 24/7 posts "Drunken swimming champ dives to death -- into a waterless pool. Neither the swimmer nor his friends noticed that the pool was dry because it was under repair. Sri Lankan swimmer Sunil Santha was highly intoxicated when he jumped from the diving board into the dry pool which was under repair, according to a report in Tamilwin."
Lane 2 - News.com.au posts (w/video) "Why is everyone ripping on Celebrity Apprentice contestant Stephanie Rice? SHE'S survived the first four boardroom sackings but Stephanie Rice doesn't seem to be making any friends on Celebrity Apprentice. It was a case of the Olympian vs the PR powerhouse this morning when Roxy Jacenko took aim at fellow Apprentice contestant, Rice, on morning radio."
Lane 3 - My Suburban Life posts "Competitive swimming career continues for Lemont man. Lemont resident Mark Brandt swam competitively year-round from age 7 to 22, finishing his NCAA swimming career in 1988. Brandt most recently competed at the U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship from May 9 to 12 in Indianapolis. He swam in five events, placing seventh in the 200-meter breast stroke for men ages 45 to 49."
Lane 4 - Daily Mail posts "Back on the market! Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte dumped by British
girlfriend Jamiee Hollier over the phone. It soon transpired that Jaimee - who is a junior sales manager for Fossil watches in Milton Keynes - had decided to end their long-distance relationship. A downcast Ryan returned to the restaurant and admitted to friends that he had been dumped and decided he needed a beer."
Lane 5 - Gizmodo posts "Listen To Music Through Your Cheekbones While You Swim Laps. It's hard to listen to music while you're swimming because even waterproof earbuds that actually stay on try to conduct sound through air to reach your eardrums, and there's not a lot of air underwater. The FINIS Neptune works on this issue by sending sound waves straight into your face. Total bombardment. In a good way."
Lane 6 - CBS Miami posts "Aussie Swimmer Preps For Cuba-Keys Attempt. Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel’s attempt to cross the Florida Straits without a shark cage is set for June. McCardel estimated it would take 60 to 70 hours to complete the longest continuous solo swim in history."
Lane 7 - News Latino posts "Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones On The Road To Teach Minorities Water Safety. The reasons more black and Latino kids don't learn how to swim or don't perfect their skills to lifesaving levels are varied, said Jones, an ambassador for Make a Splash, the foundation's safety initiative, and Debbie Hesse, the foundation's executive director. For urban kids, it's sometimes a question of access to pools and free or affordable lessons."
Lane 8 - Russia Beyond The Headlines posts "Russia's marathoner reveals five secrets of long-distance swimming. Yevgeny Bezruchenko, a two-time world open water swimming champion and the director of Moscow’s MySwimSchool, shares some of the secrets of marathon swimmers with Moskovsiye Novosti."