Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane

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.

Cycling

Danilo Di Luca says doping rife in Giro d'Italia

Danilo Di Luca.

Samantha Lane Banned cyclist claims it's impossible to finish in top 10 of Giro without doping.

Cycling

Cycling community rallies against disgraced Italian Danilo Di Luca's drug cheat claims

Danilo Di Luca

Samantha Lane The claim from an Italian drug cheat that doping remains rife in one of cycling's most famous races has provoked furious attacks.

Cycling

GreenEDGE factors in Cadel Evans entry

First timer: Cadel Evans has never done the Mount Buninyong run.

Samantha Lane Form and team will determine if Tour winner does take part in road race.

Cycling

Team's drug audit holds no fears for riders

Standing tall: Cyclists Simon Clarke, Matt Goss, Rachel Neylan and Amanda Spratt on Wednesday.

Samantha Lane GreenEDGE's Matt Goss and Simon Clarke declare themselves clean.

Cycling

Rogers' move based on opportunity, says Sky boss

Michael Rogers

Samantha Lane Australian's departure from Sky has ''nothing whatsoever'' to do with doping.

Cycling

Academy to help budding professionals

Stuart O'Grady

Samantha Lane Cycling Australia is creating a new academy to grooming budding road professionals.

Cycling

Durbridge packs a punch in a bunch

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Samantha Lane MORE accustomed to beating a clock than a bunch, national time-trial champion Luke Durbridge excelled in the unfamiliar territory, giving the men's Orica GreenEDGE team its first Bay Cycling Classic...

Cycling

Meyer warms up for main event with bewildering victory

Kimberley Wells

Samantha Lane CAMERON MEYER'S honour roll is as long as it is varied, but he never expected to add national criterium champion to it, even when he was in the midst of staging the feat.

Cycling

The urge to pedal for a little metal

Rachel Neylan

Samantha Lane Rachel Neylan has ridden through the mill in her ongoing desire for cycling success.

Cycling great slams drug cheats

Great Britain's Nicole Cooke

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.