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Sunday's Swim Report - En cette fin d'année & Other Swim Bits

Lane 1 - ABC posts "Shane Gould: are we a nation of swimmers? Swimmer Shane Gould became an Olympic gold medallist at the age of 15 at the Munich Olympic Games. She joined Natasha Mitchell to talk about her return to the pool as a researcher and share her surprising findings about how Australians learn to swim."

Lane 2 - Speedo France posts "Le message de Florent Manaudou. En cette fin d'année, Florent Manaudou a un message pour vous..."

Lane 3 - NY Times posts "Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty and Admits Alcohol Problem. Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, pleaded guilty to drunken driving Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half." Meanwhile Baltimore Sun posts "Michael Phelps video from morning of arrest."

Lane 4 - Longevity posts "SA health enthusiast and cancer survivour, Shaun Harris tells us how he keeps fit. SHAUN HARRIS DESCRIBES HIMSELF AS A RELENTLESS AND DRIVEN INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO REACH HIS GOALS. DIAGNOSED WITH TESTICULAR CANCER IN 2011, HE IS NOW IN REMISSION AND TRAINING HARD TO REACH HIS HEALTH AND FITNESS GOALS."

Lane 5 - Herald Sun posts "Olympic swimmer Michael Klim insists we need swim lessons in schools. OLYMPIC gold medallist Michael Klim has renewed calls for the introduction of mandatory swimming lessons in all Victorian schools."

Lane 6 - Examiner posts "Olympic history: E. German Rica Reinisch Wins 3 Gold Medals at 14, then retires."

Lane 7 - Go Swim posts "All Strokes - Reading the Clock. Coaches will understand the importance of this week's video, especially when working with younger swimmers."

Lane 8 - WRCB posts "Georgia's Bauerle can return to coaching immediately. After being barred from the deck for the past year, longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle will return for the team's next meet. Bauerle was sanctioned this week by the NCAA for rules violations involving a star swimmer, but the ruling was not clear on exactly when the coach could return from the suspension."

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