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 Stuart O’Grady’s admission to doping will trigger his removal from the Australian Olympic Committee’s athletes’ commission and has been condemned by an unsympathetic AOC.
Samantha Lane Cyclist advised AOC in writing that he was prepared to sign saying he had never doped.
Samantha Lane Review of Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team recommends reinstating Matt White.
Samantha Lane After telling authorities everything he knows about doping, and serving a backdated six-month ban for his sins, cyclist Matt White hopes to be reinstated as a director of Australia's professional...
Samantha Lane After telling authorities everything he knows about doping, and serving a backdated six-month ban for his sins, former cyclist Matt White hopes to be re-installed as a director of Australia's...
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 Five months have elapsed since ASADA inquiry into cycling was announced.
Samantha Lane THE Australian Olympic Committee will investigate, and is prepared to financially sanction, the swimmers accused of breaching the team agreement in London.
Samantha Lane and Scott Spits A report reviewing the leadership in Australia's swimming team has slammed a "toxic" culture which saw swimmers abuse prescription drugs, alcohol and curfews during last year's London Olympics.
Samantha Lane Athletes found guilty of abusing prescription drugs and bullying will face significant fines.
Samantha Lane TWO disturbing reports into a dysfunctional Olympic swimming team devoid of leadership in London last year will see athletes found guilty of abusing prescription drugs and bullying exposed and hit...
Samantha Lane EXCLUSIVE Cycling Australia risks having its federal government funding cut if it fails to meet 17 recommendations of anti-doping review.
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 It took one minute and 45 seconds for Lance Armstrong to renounce lies he maintained for decades.
Samantha Lane One of the greatest ironies about Lance Armstrong's talk-fest is that it has morphed into a discussion about what he did not say.
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 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.