Samantha Lane is a sports writer with The Age's sports section. She joined The Sunday Age's sports team in 2005, where she specialised in the coverage of Australian Rules football, before joining the daily Age in 2007. She has a wealth of multi-media broadcasting experience since starting her journalism career in 2002 at www.afl.com.au. She is also a panellist on Network Ten's Before the Game. Samantha covered the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and will be reporting extensively on the 2012 London Olympics.
Samantha Lane Twenty-eight Australian cyclists are working their way through the Tour Down Under this week.
Samantha Lane British cycling champion Bradley Wiggins does not believe Lance Armstrong rode clean in the 2009 Tour de France – a counter claim to the American’s insistence he never doped after 2005.
Samantha Lane Cycling's world governing boss Pat McQuaid has stepped down from an International Olympic Committee role citing time constraints.
Samantha Lane Tour Down Under's race director rebuffs fresh criticism of taxpayer dollars paid to Lance Armstrong.
Samantha Lane Amount of Australian taxpayer money paid to Lance Armstrong may yet be disclosed.
Samantha Lane Fresh allegations of rife doping at professional team Rabobank have been denied.
Samantha Lane FRESH allegations of rife doping at professional team Rabobank have been denied by Australia's dual Olympic champion, Graeme Brown, who is entering his eighth season with the rebadged outfit.
Samantha Lane, Adelaide The amount of Australian taxpayer money paid to Lance Armstrong may yet be disclosed by a South Australian government under renewed pressure to declare how it lured the now-disgraced cyclist to Tour...
Samantha Lane Anti-doping expert says Tour Down Under "prostituted itself" by paying Lance Armstrong.
Samantha Lane We're still not getting a straight answer about how much South Australia paid Lance Armstrong.
Samantha Lane MICHAEL ASHENDEN, an anti-doping expert and former employee of cycling's world governing body, says the Tour Down Under "prostituted itself" by paying Lance Armstrong millions of dollars to race in...
Samantha Lane TYLER HAMILTON, the retired cyclist who exposed Lance Armstrong as a doper in 2011, says his former teammate is still lying about testing positive at a race in 2001 and claims the Union Cycliste...
Samantha Lane Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong is still lying about testing positive at a race in 2001.
Samantha Lane Surely the elite riders should be racing in Adelaide rather than training in Canberra?
Samantha Lane One of the greatest ironies about Lance Armstrong's talk-fest is that it has morphed into a discussion about what he did not say.
Samantha Lane The self-confessed liar, bully and narcissist accepted he should be punished for doping throughout his seven Tour de France victories, but not as harshly as he has been.
Samantha Lane It took one minute and 45 seconds for Lance Armstrong to renounce lies he maintained for decades.
Samantha Lane In a caustic retirement speech, one of Britain's greatest cyclists has attacked drug cheats Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton, and detailed how resisting invitations to dope actually cost her money.
Samantha Lane Cycling Australia will establish an ethics and integrity panel and insist that top cyclists, coaches and administrators sign declarations as a condition of carrying out national duties, after a...
Samantha Lane Orica-GreenEDGE apparently less concerned about winning Tour Down Under this year.