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

White recommended to return as team boss

Matt White.

Samantha Lane Review of Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team recommends reinstating Matt White.

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.

Minister pushes cycling to come clean amid doping scandal

18 JULY- 2012- NEWS-STORY ROSS PEAKE  THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Minister for sport, Kate Lundy will be heading to the Olympics. Pic show Kate the AIS.

Samantha Lane Federal Sport Minister Kate Lundy championing an exhaustive review of 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.