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

Pursuit team within striking distance

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Danielle King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell of Great Britain  celebrate with their medals after the Womens Team Pursuit Gold Medal race at Hisense Arena on April 5, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Samantha Lane Great Britain's female team pursuiters matched the feats of their male counterparts last night by setting a world record and beating Australia for gold and a world title.

Cycling

Belgians on top

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Samantha Lane Belgian duo stage the surprise of the world titles in the last race of the meet.