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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT government commissions review into indoor sports facilities in Canberra

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Lee Gaskin The ACT Government will announce on Saturday a review of existing indoor sports facilities in the ACT to identify areas to improve.

Cricket

ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy leaves Tuggeranong to join Easts in the Sydney grade cricket competition

ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy (left) has joined Easts in the Sydney grade competition.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy has left the Tuggeranong club to join Easts in the Sydney grade competition for the rest of the season.

Basketball

Andrew Gaze says Josh Childress NBL ban 'light', but Jesse Wagstaff content

Basketball royalty: Andrew Gaze.

Rebekah Ison, Lee Gaskin Andrew Gaze fears the "light" ban handed to Josh Childress could harm Australian basketball.

Soccer

Canberra's Luke Pilkington eyes A-League opportunity with FFA Cup

Luke Pilkington, who had a short stint with Melbourne Victory, is back on the big stage with Bentleigh Greens in the FFA Cup quarter-finals.

Lee Gaskin Five years after he won a reality TV show and had a short-lived career with Melbourne Victory, former ANU captain Luke Pilkington is back on the big stage in the FFA Cup.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals guard Alice Coddington embracing starting role for WNBL game against Dandenong Rangers

ACT junior Alice Coddington is making an impact for the Canberra Capitals.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals guard Alice Coddington is embracing her new-found role in the starting team for Saturday's WNBL game against the Dandenong Rangers.

Soccer

Gungahlin United builds talent for Capital Football National Premier League

Gungahlin United will play in the men's Capital Football National Premier League next season.  (rear from left), men's head coach Claudio Canosa, assistant head coach Mitch Stevens, president Ricardo Alberto, front from left, under-18 player Frazier Phillips and men's premier league player Stephen Domenici at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval.

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United is hoping to turn a growing junior base into a Premier League force, attracting a former international coach and a swag of high-profile recruits.

Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff pushing for Australian selection

Western Australia fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is pushing for Australian selection after excellent form in the national one-day competition.

Lee Gaskin In-form Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff feels he's "ready to go" if he receives a dream call-up to the Australian team this summer.

Cricket

ACT Comets captain David Dawson scores an unbeaten century against Queensland second XI

Lee Gaskin ACT captain David Dawson celebrated his first game for the Comets in more than a decade with an unbeaten century.

Canberra Capitals hopeful of having Michelle Cosier return for Saturday's WNBL game against Dandenong Rangers

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are hoping of having veteran guard Michelle Cosier back for the first time in 18 months in Saturday's WNBL game against the Dandenong Rangers.

Cricket

Queensland bat Ben McDermott earns Sheffield Shield spot after century against ACT Comets

Lee Gaskin Queensland batsman Ben McDermott scores an unbeaten century in the Futures League game in Canberra then earns a Sheffield Shield call-up.

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore commits to Australian rugby until the end of 2016

Brumbies captain Stephen Moore is set to close in on Australian rugby records, extending his contract with the ACT and Australian rugby until the end of 2016.

Lee Gaskin Brumbies captain Stephen Moore has signed a one-year contract extension until 2016, keeping the injured Wallabies skipper in Australian rugby after the World Cup.

Cricket

Big Bash League expansion off table

Canberra's Jono Dean at the launch of tickets for the BBL final.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will host the Big Bash League final, but the competition's expansion into the capital is a long way off.

Cricket

Wests/UC's Joe Cooke takes five Tuggeranong wickets in Gallop Cup

Wests/UC all-rounder Joe Cooke claimed five wickets in his side's Gallop Cup victory against Tuggeranong on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin It took a teammate's busted shoe for Wests/UC all-rounder Joe Cooke to get a bowl, but he made the most of his opportunity with a five-wicket haul.

David Dawson returns to Canberra to captain ACT Comets against Queensland

Return: David Dawson will captain the ACT Comets in their Futures League match against Queensland, starting Monday, at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin After more than a decade away from Canberra, David Dawson will captain the ACT Comets in their Futures League match with Queensland at Manuka Oval.

ACT Meteors lose by eight wickets to Victoria Spirit in the women's Twenty20 at Manuka Oval

Victoria Spirit batter Meg Lanning plays a shot with ACT Meteors 'keeper Laura Wright watching on in Sunday's women's Twenty20 match at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors need a miracle to qualify for the finals of the women's Twenty20 competition after an eight-wicket loss to Victoria on Sunday.

Canberra United back in W-League top four after 1-0 win against Melbourne Victory

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Lee Gaskin Canberra United is back in the top four of the W-League after a vital 1-0 win on the road against Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

ACT Meteors beat Victoria Spirit by six wickets in Women's National Cricket League

Lee Gaskin ACT batter Sara McGlashan credits an honesty session for providing the spark for the Meteors' breakthrough win of the season.

Cricket

ACT Comets duo score centuries to help Eastlake take victory in clash against Tuggeranong

Sam Thornton of Tuggeranong  drives powerfully against Eastlakes.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets duo Vele Dukoski and Michael Spaseski have hit form at the right time, each smashing centuries in club cricket two days before the start of the Futures League.

Athletics

Canberra runner Michael Roeger named national men's para-athlete of the year

Canberra-based runner Michael Roeger was named Australia's para-athlete of the year.

Lee Gaskin Canberra-based runner Michael Roeger was recognised as male para-athlete of the year at Athletics Australia's gala awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday night.

United's Kendall Fletcher eager to start seven-game W-League stint against Melbourne Victory

Kendall Fletcher makes her long-awaited return to the W-League on Saturday with Canberra United.

Lee Gaskin Spanish World Cup winner David Villa won't be the only guest player looking to make an impact at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with Canberra United's American midfielder Kendall Fletcher returning to...