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

UK star reveals anguish

Samantha Lane Victoria Pendleton confesses to dark history of self-harm that caused her to cut herself.

Culture of denial

Lance Armstrong.

Samantha Lane The first and biggest domino in cycling has fallen. Where and how will it all end?

Cycling

Coach Sutton placed in an induced coma after crash

Shane Sutton

Samantha Lane SHANE SUTTON, the Australian coaching chief of the British cycling team, was put in an induced coma after he suffered bruising to his brain following a road cycling accident in which he also broke...

Cycling

Top bike coach in coma

Shane Sutton and Bradley Wiggins.

Samantha Lane Australian coaching chief of British cycling team in an induced coma after road cycling accident.

Cycling

Track could lure Meyer

Cameron Meyer

Samantha Lane Cameron Meyer would return to the boards if his pet events returned to the Olympics.

Call to clear bike 'suspects'

Klaus Mueller

Samantha Lane Cycling Australia boss Klaus Mueller says reputations are being unfairly damaged.

Cycling

Cycling world in a spin over drug amnesty proposal

Pat McQuaid

Samantha Lane Australian anti-doping expert Mike Ashenden is sceptical of the UCI under Pat McQuaid.

Olympics

Hoy only has eyes for gold

British cyclist Chris Hoy.

Samantha Lane Chris Hoy aims to replicate his gold medal cycling treble at the London Games.

Blood, sweat and Meares: Anna's making tracks for gold and a shot at riding history

Golden smile: Australian track cyclist Anna Meares jokes at training ahead of the UCI world track championships.

Samantha Lane A handful of athletes have opportunity, let alone capability, of winning three golds in London.