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 PROOF has emerged that cycling's world governing body deliberately reduced drug testing in 2010 due to budget constraints - a claim the International Cycling Union has previously been at pains to...
Samantha Lane Proof has emerged that cycling's world governing body deliberately reduced drug testing in 2010.
Samantha Lane THE Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority says it is conducting fewer tests on cyclists because screening is more sophisticated and the government agency is no longer responsible for drug controls...
Samantha Lane Anti-Doping authority says it conducts fewer tests as screening is now more sophisticated.
Samantha Lane Women could compete at Australia's second-biggest stage race, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
Samantha Lane Australian anti-doping expert Mike Ashenden is sceptical of the UCI under Pat McQuaid.
Samantha Lane Lance Armstrong has until February 6 to do something he has always resisted - co-operate fully with the US Anti-Doping Agency - and is being lured by the promise his lifetime ban from sport will be...
Samantha Lane Cycling Australia boss Klaus Mueller says reputations are being unfairly damaged.
Samantha Lane Bradley Wiggins does not believe Lance Armstrong rode clean in the 2009 Tour de France.
Samantha Lane Twenty-eight Australian cyclists are working their way through the Tour Down Under this week.
Samantha Lane BRITISH champion Bradley Wiggins does not believe Lance Armstrong rode clean in the 2009 Tour de France - despite the American's insistence he did not dope after 2005.
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 by Australia's dual Olympic champion, Graeme Brown, who is entering his eighth season with the rebadged outfit.
Samantha Lane Fresh allegations of rife doping at professional team Rabobank have been denied.
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.