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 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 No longer merely on notice for governance failings and mediocre performances, Swimming Australia and Athletics Australia have had their federal government funding slashed.
Samantha Lane Swimming Australia and Athletics Australia have had their federal government funding slashed.
Samantha Lane Athletes found guilty of abusing prescription drugs and bullying will face significant fines.
Samantha Lane TWO disturbing reports into a dysfunctional Olympic swimming team devoid of leadership in London last year will see athletes found guilty of abusing prescription drugs and bullying exposed and hit...
Samantha Lane THE Australian Olympic Committee will investigate, and is prepared to financially sanction, the swimmers accused of breaching the team agreement in London.
Samantha Lane and Scott Spits A report reviewing the leadership in Australia's swimming team has slammed a "toxic" culture which saw swimmers abuse prescription drugs, alcohol and curfews during last year's London Olympics.
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 Shara Gillow and Luke Durbridge confirm themselves as leaders in time trials.
Samantha Lane Rachel Neylan has ridden through the mill in her ongoing desire for cycling success.
Samantha Lane Cameron Meyer would return to the boards if his pet events returned to the Olympics.
Samantha Lane CYCLING AUSTRALIA will establish an ethics and integrity panel and insist that top cyclists, coaches and administrators sign declarations as a condition of carrying out national duties after a...
Samantha Lane Cycling Australia will establish an ethics and integrity panel and insist that top cyclists, coaches and administrators sign declarations as a condition of carrying out national duties, after a...
Samantha Lane In a caustic retirement speech, one of Britain's greatest cyclists has attacked drug cheats Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton, and detailed how resisting invitations to dope actually cost her money.
Samantha Lane Australian women will race for what would be a landmark national madison title.
Samantha Lane Cycling Australia is creating a new academy to grooming budding road professionals.
Samantha Lane Australia's high-performance boss has accused Britain's cycling team of breaking rules.