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

Luke Durbridge wins the day but Zak Dempster leads Bay Cycling Classic

Samantha Lane Luke Durbridge won the day at Portarlington with a commanding ride in wild wind.

Cycling

Victoria's Brenton Jones has won the Bay Cycling Classic

Pumped: Brenton Jones crosses the finish line to win the Bay Cycling Classic

Samantha Lane Three years after mid-race crash left him in an induced coma, Victorian triumphs.

Cycling

Stage win just what the doctor ordered to advance career

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Samantha Lane A DOCTOR pursuing a lifelong dream to cycle professionally made the perfect start to the year by upstaging more experienced rivals to win the opening race of the year.

Cycling

Doctor has the perfect remedy: win

Kimberley Wells

Samantha Lane Kimberley Wells made the perfect start to 2013 by upstaging more experienced rivals.

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.

An opportunity to share the road if not the limelight

Podium pucker: Cadel Evans gets congratulations in Europe.

Samantha Lane Surely the elite riders should be racing in Adelaide rather than training in Canberra?