Lane 1 - NBC Olympics posts "South Korean Olympic swim champ Park Tae-hwan fails drug test. Park Tae-hwan, a four-time Olympic swimming medalist, has failed a drug test, according to South Korean media citing Park’s management agency."
Lane 2 - Daily Telegraph posts "Stephanie Rice’s ex Eamon Sullivan wishes her well in US then asks: ‘What is she doing over there?’ EAMON Sullivan has wished his former girlfriend Stephanie Rice well in her move to the US, although he admits he didn’t know anything about it. The 29-year-old retired swimmer yesterday completed a 2.7km ocean swim yesterday for The Big Swim, and swam from Palm Beach to Whale Beach to support The Nature Conservancy Australia."
Lane 3 - Charlotte Magazine posts "Marsh Magic The best coach you've never heard of is building an Olympic dynasty in Charlotte. Marsh, who turned 56 in December, is tall and lean, with arms still toned from his own success in the pool years ago. A pair of reading glasses sits on the top of his head, half-buried in a mop of curly, wire-fine hair. Marsh paces from lane to lane, calling out instructions."
Lane 4 - The Desert Sun posts "New Palm Desert swim team earns national recognition. Less than a year old, the team is a program offered through Hobbins’ company, Desert Olympic Aquatics. It recently earned a national award from SwimOutlet.com for rapid growth and program quality, as judged by the U.S. Masters Swimming’s national office in Sarasota, Fla. It’s one of 12 awards given out each year, said Hobbins, an All-American swimmer, rower, professional football and rugby player, elite triathlete and elite coach."
Lane 5 - Go Swim posts "Freestyle & Backstroke - Playing with Balance."
Lane 6 - Daily Mail posts "Ian Thorpe's Aboriginal charity has gone bust with the former swimmer blaming Federal Government cuts. Ian Thorpe's Fountain of Youth charity was liquidated last week. The Abbott Government has cut $534 million from Indigenous programs. Thorpe said the cuts had a 'devastating' effect on the company. The charity had previously been hailed as an oustanding success story."