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.

Samantha Lane

Can of worms open, it's time to come clean

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Samantha Lane The Orica-GreenEDGE team has a crisis of the highest order on its hands. Not to mention Cycling Australia.

Cycling

World body should ban drug cheats for life, says Gerrans

Simon Gerrans celebrates winning the 15th stage of the Tour de France in 2008.

Samantha Lane Australia's national road champion Simon Gerrans wants world cycling body to get tough.

Believe me, I’m clean: Gerrans

Cleanskin: Simon Gerrans says he has been clean through his whole riding career.

Samantha Lane These are questions Simon Gerrans' parents haven't asked him.

Cycling

Team's strength is in numbers

Samantha Lane GreenEDGE's numerical strength likely to deliver titles to its own.

Cycling

GreenEDGE's all-for-one approach has title sewn up

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Samantha Lane THE birth of Australia's trailblazing professional cycling team has made it infinitely more difficult - some say almost impossible - for non-members to become national road race champions.

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McEwen shocked to miss out on national selection for world titles

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Samantha Lane CYCLING Australian cycling hero surprised and disappointed to be left out of national team for up-coming road world championships.