Lane 1 - The Sydney Morning Herald has "Thorpe, Middleton flatmates? It's the rumour that has tongues wagging around London's super-posh Berkeley Square neighborhood. Middleton's sexuality has also been the subject of much conjecture, though in recent times there has been a concerted effort among his friends to inform the British press he is heterosexual and is dating a string of London beauties. This is something with which Thorpe himself has long had to contend." Also "Stephanie Rice and publicity-seeking socialite Roxy Jacenko have been going at it hammer and tongs on Channel Nine's Celebrity Apprentice, but weeks after filming wrapped, their on-air battle has morphed into a public slanging match."
Lane 2 - The Australian posts "Stephanie Rice reveals she was bullied over her weight as a child. STEPHANIE Rice has revealed being bullied as a "chubby" child drove her to competitive swimming. The 24-year-old Olympic athlete says the bullying was at its worst when she was between the ages of seven and 12. "I was bullied quite a lot through primary school," she tells The Sunday Telegraph."
Lane 3 - ABC 7 posts (w/video) "Olympian teaches children the safety of swimming. He is known as a hometown swimming hero! His near drowning experience at the age of 5 turned into another kind of statistic. Bronx born, Cullen Jones took lessons and has won 4 Olympic medals. In his role for Make a Splash, he sees himself when he starts teaching New York City kids to swim."
Lane 4 - Messenger-Inquirer posts "Swimmers shine in Masters meet. Owensboro's Leslie VanWinkle Angermeier and Shawn Maloney were standouts among 1,633 swimmers competing in last weekend's 2013 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship held at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis."
Lane 5 - The Daily Review posts "Kelly Medals Twice at U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship. Mansfield University head women's swimming coach Kaymee Kelly turned in a pair of top 10 finishes at the recent 2013 U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) Spring National Championship at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis."
Lane 6 - The Race Club posts via youtube "How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim - Part 2. In Part 2 on our Open Water Swimming technique videos learn how to navigate your way through a Surf break and get into your Swim faster and safer. Many people don't understand the strength of even a small wave until it hits them while they are standing straight up. Whether the Surf is small or sizeable, these techniques are crucial for gaining an edge on the competition and avoiding a dangerous situation for you or those around you. "
Lane 7 - Radio Australia posts "Be true to yourself, says gay Tongan swimmer. Tongan swimmer Amini Fonua feels comfortable in his sexuality because he believes that honesty is important to success."
Lane 8 - Newser posts "No replacing Michael Phelps, but US swim team still looks strong heading into next Olympics. That leaves a big hole on the U.S. team as it prepares for the world championships this summer and begins looking ahead to the 2016 Rio Olympics. But don't think the Americans are suddenly going to be just another country at the pool. While there's certainly no replacing the winningest Olympian ever, the U.S. has plenty of top swimmers back from its London team, including Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt."