Monday's Swim Report - Ride The Wild Swim & Other Swim Bits
Wednesday's Swim Report - Fueled By Chorine

Tuesday's Swim Report - It's Time For A Swim Off: Dawn Fraser vs Stephanie Rice

Lane 1 - South China Morning Post has "Olympic swimmer Sun Yang's jail stint no piece of pie for fellow inmates.  After serving his week-long punishment for driving without a licence, Chinese Olympic swimmer Sun Yang managed to dodge a media scrum of almost 50 reporters when he was released from detention on Monday morning, Chinese media reported.  The Wuhan Morning News wrote that chefs in the centre accommodated Sun’s decision to eat a vegetarian diet during his stay, because officials were concerned the meat served to inmates might contain chemical additives or residue that could interfere with Sun's health or later doping tests."

Lane 2 - Gay Star News posts "Barcelona’s gay swim team strips down for HIV.  To fight Barcelona_panthershomophobia in sport and raise funds for a local HIV organization experiencing budget cuts, Barcelona’s Panthers don their speedos for the world to enjoy."

Lane 3 - The Advocate posts "Texas Swimmer Comes Out to Teammates.  A college junior comes out to his swim teammates. A swimmer for the University of Texas came out to his teammates as his team looks toward hosting the NCAA national championships in March.  Matt Korman told his teammates that he is gay through an email sent earlier this year, Outsports reports."

Lane 4 - Fox Sports posts "Dawn says 'if she were my daughter I would put her over my knee and smack her backside'.  DAWN Fraser would have given Stephanie Rice a "smack on the backside'' for the lack of respect the younger swimmer has shown her.  In her new book, What I Learned Along The Way, Fraser gets stuck into her fellow Olympic swimmer and Celebrity Apprentice competitor for her behaviour during the popular reality show "It did disappoint me that Stephanie Rice sometimes didn't show respect for the rest of the team," she says in the book."

Lane 5 - WTSP posts "Key West plans monument to endurance swimmer Diana Nyad.  Plans for a monument to endurance swimmer Diana Nyad are in the works in Key West.  City Manager Bob Vitas last week asked Key West's Art in Public Places committee to start working on plans for a monument to Nyad, who swam more than 110 miles from Havana to Key West over the Labor Day weekend."

Lane 6  - The Guardian posts "Waterbiography: a history of my swimming life, part two.  Seven years ago I was a spluttering, breaststroking loser. Then I set myself the arduous task of conquering the front crawl."


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