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 No longer merely on notice for governance failings and mediocre performances, Swimming Australia and Athletics Australia have had their federal government funding slashed.
Samantha Lane Swimming Australia and Athletics Australia have had their federal government funding slashed.
Samantha Lane Surely the elite riders should be racing in Adelaide rather than training in Canberra?
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 Equal prize money to be awarded to male and female world champions from next year.
Samantha Lane SWIMMING Australia's chief executive is the latest casualty of the sport following the country's Olympic flop.
Samantha Lane Swimming Australia’s chief executive latest casualty following country's Olympic flop.
Samantha Lane The first and biggest domino in cycling has fallen. Where and how will it all end?
Samantha Lane When Lance Armstrong won his record seventh Tour de France in 2005 he stood on the victory dais on Paris's Champs-Elysees and said: ''The people who don't believe in cycling, the cynics, the...
Samantha Lane IF ALEXIS Rhodes had retired from cycling seven years ago no one would have blamed her. At 20 she was among the group of talented female riders whose lives changed forever when a teammate in the...
Samantha Lane Chris Hoy aims to replicate his gold medal cycling treble at the London Games.
Samantha Lane Even the head coach of Great Britain's cycling team calls him 'Sir Chris'.