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

Rogers abandons Wiggins for Contador

Michael Rogers

Samantha Lane AUSTRALIAN champion Michael Rogers has abandoned the world’s best road cycling team.

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.

State, tour 'backed a loser'

Disgraced: Lance Armstrong made millions by racing in South Australia's Tour Down Under.

Samantha Lane Anti-doping expert says Tour Down Under "prostituted itself" by paying Lance Armstrong.

Cycling

Ashenden slams Tour for luring liar

Future of Cycling

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...

Cycling

Wiggins calls Armstrong a 'lying bastard'

Wiggins

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.

Cycling

Lance is a 'lying bastard': Wiggins

Lance Armstrong Bradley Wiggins

Samantha Lane Bradley Wiggins does not believe Lance Armstrong rode clean in the 2009 Tour de France.

Cycling

Armstrong lied about making clean return, says Wiggins

MALLORCA, SPAIN - JANUARY 24:  Tour de France and Olympic TT Champion Bradley Wiggins of Team SKY attends a Team Sky Media Day in Puerto de Alcudia on January 24, 2013 in Mallorca, Spain.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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.

Cycling

GreenEDGE baffled by anti-doping story

GreenEDGE.

Samantha Lane GreenEDGE’s commitment to a tougher anti-doping code than the World Anti-Doping Agency’s is not a fait accompli, with the Australian team bewildered by international reports it suspects have come...