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

Bronzini off to flyer in Bay Classic

Giorgia Bronzini.

Samantha Lane Dual road race world champion Giorgia Bronzini wins the first criterium of the Bay Cycling Classic.

WADA boss proposes all-sport doping amnesty

John Fahey.

Samantha Lane Doping amnesty exclusively for cyclists would contravene the world drug code.

Evans to miss Tour Down Under

Cadel Evans.

Samantha Lane Cadel Evans leaves it to two foreign world champions to represent his BMC racing team.

Cycling

Team's strength is in numbers

Simon Gerrans winning last year's event.

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

Brown denies dope claims

Thomas Dekker

Samantha Lane Fresh allegations of rife doping at professional team Rabobank have been denied.

Cycling

Brown denies claims Rabobank 'functioned around doping'

Graeme Brown

Samantha Lane FRESH allegations of rife doping at professional team Rabobank have been denied by Australia's dual Olympic champion, Graeme Brown, who is entering his eighth season with the rebadged outfit.

Cycling

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.