Lane 1 - Trinidad & Tobago Guardian posts "Bovell opts out French Open swim. T&T’s Olympic and World Short Course Championships bronze medallist, George Bovell has decided to return to his training base in Michigan, USA instead of competing at the French Open in Vichy on Saturday and Sunday due a slight muscle strain picked at the Canada Cup in Montreal on the weekend."
Lane 2 - Speedo UK posts "Sean Conway Interview - Swimming Britain with Speedo. Follow his Swimming Britain adventure here - http://bit.ly/15hZXm8 Sean is aiming to do the never been done before and swim the entire length of Britain. Sean will start his 1000-mile round trip in Land's End and will need to swim further than the channel every day to stay on track.
Lane 3 - Give Me Sport posts "Ian Thorpe excited for 25th Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim. The former Australian free-style swimmer Ian Thorpe is heading to one of the world's greatest open water swimming competitions - the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim."
Lane 4 - BBC Sport posts (w/video) "Swimming: Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte 'can become all-time great'. Lithuanian Olympic gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte can become the greatest female breaststroke swimmer of all time, according to her coach Jon Rudd."
Lane 5 - The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Injury, illness force Mel Schlanger to withdraw from championships. Australia's women freestyle relay hopes at this month's world championships have suffered a blow with Olympic finalist Mel Schlanger forced to withdraw because of injury and illness."
Lane 6 - fibre2fashion posts "Stay fit with ‘Speedo’ swim fitness collection. Speedo is challenging people to ‘Get Speedo Fit’ with the launch of a new initiative which promotes swimming as a more effective way to exercise when compared to other activities like going to the gym, running, or playing sport to keep fit. Get Speedo Fit comprises swimming programmes, tips and advice to help swimmers make the most of their time in the pool and reach optimum fitness."
Lane 7 - NYDN posts (w/video) "Full-figured Missouri woman allegedly kicked out of swimming pool for wearing a bikini . After working hard to lose weight, Madelyn Sheaffer decided to wear a bikini while swimming at the Adventure Oasis Water Park in Independence. She says employees discriminated against her by asking her to cover up or leave."
Lane 8 - Xinhuanet posts "Olympic champion Sun Yang looks for form ahead of swimming worlds. Olympic and world champion Sun Yang is preparing for the Barcelona world championships without his long time mentor Zhu Zhigen following their falling out. Right now Sun trains in Hong Kong, under former Chinese head coach Zhang Yadong."