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 Cadel Evans leaves it to two foreign world champions to represent his BMC racing team.
Samantha Lane AN EXTRAORDINARY appointment arriving in the most extraordinary of times, Tracey Gaudry says she's a brave woman, and she'll need to be.
Samantha Lane An extraordinary appointment arriving in the most extraordinary of times, Tracey Gaudry says she's a brave woman and she'll need to be.
Samantha Lane Surely the elite riders should be racing in Adelaide rather than training in Canberra?
Samantha Lane Anti-doping expert says Tour Down Under "prostituted itself" by paying 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 We're still not getting a straight answer about how much South Australia paid Lance Armstrong.
Samantha Lane Amount of Australian taxpayer money paid to Lance Armstrong may yet be disclosed.
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 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 Tour Down Under's race director rebuffs fresh criticism of taxpayer dollars paid to Lance Armstrong.
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 Bradley Wiggins does not believe Lance Armstrong rode clean in the 2009 Tour de France.
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 Twenty-eight Australian cyclists are working their way through the Tour Down Under this week.
Samantha Lane Cycling Australia boss Klaus Mueller says reputations are being unfairly damaged.
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 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...