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 O'Grady had an opportunity to truly live by the traits that distinguished him on the bike: when the going got tough, O'Grady got going.
Samantha Lane Tracey Gaudry says riders must accept cynicism that outstanding performances will elicit.
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 Five months have elapsed since ASADA inquiry into cycling was announced.
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 The self-confessed liar, bully and narcissist accepted he should be punished for doping throughout his seven Tour de France victories, but not as harshly as he has been.
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 Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong is still lying about testing positive at a race in 2001.
Samantha Lane TYLER HAMILTON, the retired cyclist who exposed Lance Armstrong as a doper in 2011, says his former teammate is still lying about testing positive at a race in 2001 and claims the Union Cycliste...
Samantha Lane Anti-doping expert says Tour Down Under "prostituted itself" by paying Lance Armstrong.
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...
Samantha Lane We're still not getting a straight answer about how much South Australia paid Lance Armstrong.
Samantha Lane Amount of Australian taxpayer money paid to Lance Armstrong may yet be disclosed.
Samantha Lane, Adelaide The amount of Australian taxpayer money paid to Lance Armstrong may yet be disclosed by a South Australian government under renewed pressure to declare how it lured the now-disgraced cyclist to Tour...