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 New Cycling Australia CEO Nick Green has confirmed he was “chatted to” by headhunters about the AFL’s chief executive post but, similar to the interview he attended for a vacancy at...
Samantha Lane It was meant to be Cycling Australia’s path to the promise land, but a high-risk, high-reward strategy known internally as the ‘JV’ instead took one of Australia’s top sports...
Samantha Lane Dual world champion canoeist Jessica Fox and five-time New York marathon winner Kurt Fearnley have claimed the major prizes at the inaugural AIS Sport Performance Awards.
Samantha Lane Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis breaks world hour record on the track, setting a new benchmark of 52.491 kilometres.
Samantha Lane, Arthurs Seat Just the third man to win the Tour Down Under-Jayco Herald Sun Tour double, Cameron Meyer might have got a rockstar ride into Arthurs Seat, but had to work harder than he expected once he got there.
Samantha Lane, Arthurs Seat Jayco Herald Sun Tour, final results, 62nd edition of Australia's oldest cycling stage race.
Samantha Lane, Nagambie Three victories in three days has Orica-GreenEDGE on the cusp of a near-flawless week of racing with its awe-inspiring neo-pro Caleb Ewan in devastating form and Cameron Meyer poised to claim his...
Samantha Lane Rebounding royally from a lean summer, Orica-GreenEDGE has claimed two victories in two days with Caleb Ewan notching his maiden UCI stage win in the first season he has started as a professional.
Samantha Lane Australian cyclist Cameron Meyer has staked a big claim to win his second domestic tour.
Samantha Lane Will Clarke will wear the leader’s yellow jersey after winning the opening-stage prologue.
Samantha Lane It hasn’t got Cadel Evans as dream participant or promoter. It hasn’t got a roll call of World Tour teams on the start list.
Samantha Lane Details of the 2015 Jayco Herald Sun Tour, which is being held at various locations around Victoria until Sunday.
Samantha Lane Cadel Evans bowed out of professional racing instinctively frustrated with a fifth placing but ultimately satisfied with the first edition of a one-day event named in his honour that was won by...
Samantha Lane After pedaling the last metres in his final professional race, Cadel Evans’ plan was to spend all of about 17 hours off his bike.
Samantha Lane Pushing himself until he felt like the living dead, Australian track cycling star Jack Bobridge has fallen short of breaking the world hour record.
Samantha Lane Rachel Neylan said it herself after finally finishing a race as winner: there has been nothing conventional about her professional cycling career.
Samantha Lane Even before its inaugural edition, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has been described as worthy of World Tour status; the highest international classification for a cycling event.
Samantha Lane Athletics Australia is pushing for Russia to lose hosting rights for two major events in light of multiple doping suspensions that could see Jared Tallent win an Olympic gold medal retrospectively.
Samantha Lane, Olympics Reporter
Samantha Lane Champion Australian walker Jared Tallent has called for a blanket ban to be imposed on all Russian athletic team members in light of a slew of doping suspensions that contentiously have left London...
Samantha Lane The Australian Olympic Committee has highlighted five national sports federations – hockey, handball, wrestling, synchronised swimming and taekwondo – that are yet to meet stricter World...