Lane 1 - The Telegraph has "James Magnussen is lean, mean and ready to fire. JAMES Magnussen was destined to be another prodigiously talented teenager lost to swimming. A supremely gifted sprinter who quit the sport to lead a "normal" life. Now, just 18 months after embarking upon his comeback, the "Missile" is giving out lessons of his own as the 100m freestyle world champion."
Lane 2 - Triblocal posts "Coho Masters Medal at U.S. Masters Nationals. Coho Masters were very well represented by Andrea "AJ" Block, Jane del Greco and Kathy Froehlich, at the Summer Long Course U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals held in Auburn, Alabama at the Auburn University pool August 3-6. Swimming as part of the 14 member Illinois Masters team, Illinois Masters finished 3rd of the regional teams out of seventeen teams."
Lane 3 - Sun Sentinel reports "Fort Lauderdale takes new look at how to redevelop Swimming Hall of Fame complex. Just what should be included in a redeveloped aquatic center on the beach — pools for national meets, artificial surf machines for tourists, a concert stage, a children's splash area? The city is taking a step back in its quest to rebuild the deteriorating International Swimming Hall of Fame complex. Officials are reconsidering what amenities to include and how best to restore the place as a destination for national competitions as well as local recreational swimmers. It's the type of in-depth review that some civic activists have demanded for more than a year."
Lane 4 - Mail Online drudges up "Swimming in memories: Gisele takes son Benjamin for a paddle in the sea as she returns to wedding destination Costa Rica."
Lane 5 - From CNN comes "Athlete swimming to greatness after paralysis. Hope was stirring for Mallory Weggemann just 11 weeks after she lost movement below the waist. Weggemann, who didn't even try to make a college swim team when she could walk, was at a Minnesota pool with a club coach she'd just met. The teen wanted to know if she could return to the sport she knew as a girl -- only now with absolutely no kick."
Lane 6 - LA Jolla Lights posts "‘Fill the Fin’ campaign raising funds for swimming lessons. Lifeguards, City Council President Tony Young and Councilwoman Sherri Lightner gathered at La Jolla Cove on Aug. 11 to kick off the “Fill the Fin” campaign, a fundraiser to provide swim lessons for inner city youth."
Lane 7 - WMBF reports "Consider This: Swimming sports tourism. We recently complimented area leaders for their efforts to focus on sports tourism; however, there is one area where we come up short in the sports tourism world: Swimming. Consider This: You would think a beach destination would be the perfect spot to host these meets, but the size of area facilities will not support a major event. Myrtle Beach leaders say they won't invest in an Olympic caliber facility because the ongoing operational costs are too expensive. That seems short sighted considering the visibility and tourism revenue the region would receive by hosting a qualifying meet. You need look no further than the unprecedented publicity created by Michael Phelps in the 2008 Summer Olympics for proof that swimming is big business."
Lane 8 - JDnews.com posts "Update: Man bitten by shark while swimming offshore."