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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball: Lake Ginninderra College rolls on with third straight win at schools championships

Lake Ginninderra College guard Dejan Vasiljevic.

Lee Gaskin Lake Ginninderra College has stormed into the semi-finals of the Australian Schools Championships with a 102-69 victory against Sydney Boys High at the Tuggeranong basketball stadium on Wednesday.

Golf

Canberra golfer Matt Millar buoyed by award leading into Australian PGA Championship

Canberra golfer Matt Millar aims for another strong showing at the Australian PGA.

Lee Gaskin Being named the player of the year for the PGA Tour of Australasia was just the buzz Canberra golfer Matt Millar needed heading into the Australian PGA Championship.

Baseball

ABL: Canberra Cavalry makes starting pitcher change for crucial series with Perth Heat

Aaron J Thompson has been left off the team's roster for this week's series.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Cavalry manager Michael Collins says relief pitcher Scott Cone deserves his chance in the starting rotation ahead of Aaron J Thompson for this weekend's top of the table series with the...

Cricket

Jono Dean confident finger injury will recover in time for BBL with Adelaide Strikers

ACT Comets batsman Jono Dean with his dislocated finger in a cast at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin Bone protruding from his skin. His finger at a right angle. Jono Dean's response? 'I wasn't a very happy man'.

basketball

Basketball: American college scouts check out Australian talent at schools titles in Canberra

Lake Ginninderra player Dejan Vasiljevic in action against Concordia College.

Lee Gaskin Lake Ginninderra College guard Dejan Vasiljevic has lined up three visits to American colleges in January as US scouts cast their eye over Australian basketball talent.

Cricket: Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff denied Test call-up as injury strikes again

Canberra product Jason Behrendorff is injured and unavailable for the Australian Test team.

Lee Gaskin and Jesse Hogan The immediate playing future of Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is up in the air, ruling him out of a dream Test debut.

Basketball

WNBL: Canberra Capitals out to avoid becoming bad news bears with record losing streak

Canberra Capitals point guard Renee Montgomery is desperate for the team's first win of the season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals star Renee Montgomery says the team feels like "the bad news bears" as they aim to avoid the worst losing streak in the club's history.

Brumbies, Raiders and racing combine for 'triple whammy' in Canberra next year

The Raiders, Brumbies and Black Opal race day are all on the same weekend next March.

Chris Dutton and Lee Gaskin Canberra's sporting codes are set to unite for a "triple whammy" of events next year which could open the door for a golden ticket to the ACT Brumbies, Raiders and Black Opal race day.

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Cricket: Weston Creek Molonglo set up finals rematch with Queanbeyan for one-day title

Weston Creek Molonglo batsman Harry Medhurst scored 77 from 60 balls in Sunday's semi-final against Wests/UC at Jamison Oval.

Lee Gaskin Weston Creek Molonglo will be aiming for revenge in the Gallop Cup final after setting up a rematch of their thrilling Twenty20 decider.

ABL: Canberra Cavalry overcome pitching struggles to beat Adelaide Bite

Canberra Cavalry player Jason Leblebijian celebrates with teammates after scoring a run in Sunday's 12-7 win against Adelaide.

Lee Gaskin It was a rough day for anyone named Aaron Thompson, but the Canberra Cavalry covered for their starting and closing pitchers to end their Sunday hoodoo.

Cricket: Kira Churchland makes history as first female in ACT men's first grade competition

Kira Churchland became the first woman to play in the Cricket ACT first-grade competition in Sunday's Gallop Cup semi-final.

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors bowler Kira Churchland is the first woman to play in the 87-year history of the Cricket ACT men's first-grade competition.

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Tennis

Tennis: Canberra Velocity women's team confirms spot in ATL conference finals

Canberra Velocity's Alison Bai won her singles match against the Sunshine Coast Breakers on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Velocity women's team has confirmed its spot in the Asia Pacific Tennis League conference finals after back to back wins in Sydney.

Soccer

W-League: Canberra United battle on without Matildas stars against Western Sydney Wanderers

Canberra United defender Ellie Brush (left) challenges Sydney FC's Leena Khamis for the ball in last week's W-League game in Sydney.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United defender Ellie Brush says the defending W-League champions can hold down the fort and secure a valuable three points without their trio of Matildas stars.

ABL: Canberra Cavalry's high-powered offence explodes in 9-1 win against Adelaide Bite

Cavalry desiginated hitter Ryan Miller had three runs batted in in Saturday night's 9-1 win against the Adelaide Bite at the Narrabundah Ballpark.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry's high powered offence came to life with a late-game explosion to extend their lead at the top of the Australian Baseball League.

Cricket

ACT Comets star Jono Dean suffers finger injury ahead of Big Bash League

Jono Dean plays a shot on the on side against Victoria.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets star Jono Dean will have scans on Monday to determine the extent of a finger injury that could put him in doubt for the start of the Big Bash League.

Cricket

Cricket: Eastlake aiming to learn from mistakes as Douglas Cup competition kicks off

Eastlake quick Michael Spaseski sends one down the wicket to Tuggeranong batsman Benji Floros last season.

Lee Gaskin Eastlake captain Michael Spaseski believes his side has learnt from the experience of falling short of the one-day and two-day finals last season.

Golf

Golf: Matt Millar rues missed chances as he slides down the leaderboard at Australian Open

Canberra golfer Matt Millar had a three-over round of 74 on the second day of the Australian Open on Friday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra golfer Matt Millar was left to rue several missed chances as he fell down the leaderboard at the halfway mark of the Australian Open.

Cricket

Cricket: ACT Meteors batter Claire Koski signs with Sydney Thunder in inaugural WBBL

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors batter Claire Koski will be reunited with teammate Erin Osborne in the inaugural Women's Big Bash League after signing with the Sydney Thunder.

2016 Olympic Games: Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir calls on more divisions for women

Canberra boxer Bianca Elmir has called on the International Olympic Committee to have more weight divisions for women at the Olympic Games.

Lee Gaskin ACT boxer Bianca Elmir wants the IOC to have more weight divisions for women after her Olympic dreams vanished.

Soccer: Former A-League4Canberra bid chief Ivan Slavich hesistant to deal with FFA again

A-League4Canberra bid leader Ivan Slavich writes out refund cheques for people who supported the bid.

Lee Gaskin Former A-League4Canberra bid chief Ivan Slavich says he would be hesitant to deal with Football Federation Australia again unless it drastically changes its views on A-League expansion.