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

Bauer flies as Garmin issues warning

Samantha Lane Top-level pro outfit takes honours in Herald-Sun Tour with four finishers ahead of their better known counterparts.

Durbridge rides through the pain barrier for sweetest win

NATIONAL ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP - MEN'S ROAD RACE
Winner Luke Durbridge *** Local Caption *** Winner Luke Durbridge Luke Durbridge crosses the finish line in the Australian Championship Road race.
Lachlan Bence
The Ballarat Courier
13th january 2013.

Samantha Lane LUKE DURBRIDGE might have felt he died a thousand deaths to land a historic double but twice in five days the most untapped talent in Australian cycling made winning look easy.

Olympians' full-blown pursuit of a winning edge

The team pursuit team - Glenn O'Shea, Rohan Dennis, Michael Hepburn and Jack Bobridge - during the clandestine testing.

Samantha Lane FOUR track cyclists pedal at full speed into 65km/h winds. The day-long exercise is designed with a clear purpose: to help a team in green and gold snatch Olympic supremacy from Britain

Cycling

'Boy band' hot for world champs

Anna Meares

Samantha Lane World records are set to fall at the five-day track world championships, and the first should tumble tonight.

Cycling

Australians lose but spurred on for London

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04:  Team Australia compete in the Men's Team pursuit final during Day 1 of the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships at Hisense Arena on April 4, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Samantha Lane Upset loss to Britain a 'kick in the guts' that will spur the Australians before Olympics.

Cycling

Title gives O'Shea Games boost

Glenn O'Shea

Samantha Lane Some Olympic pursuits take a lifetime of work and still never materialise. Glenn O'Shea presents a contrasting case.