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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Judo competitor Duke Didier aiming for Olympic Games qualification after Commonwealth Games heartbreak

Lee Gaskin Canberra judo competitor Duke Didier is aiming to press on towards the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


Canberra Vikings centre Nigel Ah Wong pushing claims for Brumbies spot next season

Nigel Ah Wong was outstanding for the Vikings in Saturday's John I Dent Cup grand final.

Lee Gaskin Nigel Ah Wong can make an impact in the NRC, says Vikings coach Dan McKellar.


Canberra City stuns Canberra FC with a 2-0 upset in the Capital Football National Premier League

Canberra City's Sam McDonald scored a crucial goal.

Lee Gaskin Canberra City produced a shock 2-0 upset of Canberra FC on Sunday.


Wests' finals chances all but over after 3-3 draw in Capital League 1 hockey


Lee Gaskin Wests coach Peter Legge-Wilkinson concedes his side's Capital League 1 men's finals chances are all but over.

Brave books Canberra's spot in the finals for the first time in Australian Ice Hockey League history

Stephen Blunden bagged an incredible six goals against the Bears.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave did not exist at the start of the year, but in a few weeks the Cinderella story of the Australian Ice Hockey League will be going to the play-offs.


Canberra's Jordan Tsekenis set to join Sydney FC's National Youth League team

Jordan Tsekenis, right, will join Sydney FC.

Lee Gaskin Canberra striker Jordan Tsekenis is set to join Sydney FC's National Youth League team.


Rogic's screamer for Canberra Olympic cancelled out by Belconnen United's late equaliser


Lee Gaskin Canberra Olympic's Adam Rogic struck one of the goals of the season, but Goran Mukevski's 89th minute equaliser ensured Belconnen United a share of the spoils.


Knee injury rules Viking's captain out of National Rugby Championship

Tuggeranong captain Gareth Clouston with the premiership trophy.

Lee Gaskin It's the captain's curse that has ended Tuggeranong Vikings skipper Gareth Clouston's National Rugby Championship campaign before it started.


Tuggeranong Vikings beat Queanbeyan to win fourth straight John I Dent Cup premiership

John I Dent grand final.

Lee Gaskin ACT Brumbies recruit Nigel Ah Wong✓ scores hat-trick to lead Vikings to fourth straight premiership.


Canberra FC hosts second Sydney A-League side in pre-season match-up

Canberra FC hosted the Western Sydney Wanderers in July, and will face Sydney FC in September.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will host its second A-League team in as many months when glamour club Sydney FC plays at Deakin Stadium in September.

Canberra Brave retains trio of imports to boost Australian Ice Hockey League title hopes

Brave point-scoring machine Stephen Blunden has been retained for the rest of the season.

Lee Gaskin Some quick talking from Canberra Brave management has prevented the team's Australian Ice Hockey League title campaign from being derailed.

Australian football

Canberra down to two teams in the NEAFL after Queanbeyan and Belconnen pull out

James Bennett and his Belconnen Magpies will pull out of the NEAFL.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's presence in the North East Australian Football League is diminishing further, with the Queanbeyan Tigers and Belconnen Magpies exiting the competition at the end of this year.


Tuggeranong United beat South Hobart in penalty shootout in FFA Cup thriller

You beauty! Tuggeranong players celebrate their penalty shootout win over South Hobart in the FFA Cup.

Lee Gaskin Canberra soccer was put on the national map in dramatic style as Tuggeranong United qualified for the last 16 in the FFA Cup in a penalty shoot-out.


Former Canberra jockey Ray Silburn in intensive care unit

Former jockey Ray Silburn is in intensive care.

Lee Gaskin The thoughts and prayers of the racing community are with former Canberra jockey Ray Silburn after he was admitted to the intensive care unit of a Canberra hospital.


Tuggeranong United carrying hopes of Canberra into FFA Cup clash with South Hobart

Tuggeranong veteran Matt Menser, right, during the side's Federation Cup win, which gave the club its berth in the FFA Cup.

Lee Gaskin The hopes of an entire city will be riding with Tuggeranong United as the Capital Football National Premier League team makes its mark on the national stage.


United puts up strong performance in 3-1 loss to Capital League hockey powerhouse Central

Chris MacKinnon's family (from left):  Son Luke, daughter Kate, husband John and son Paul.

Lee Gaskin United's men's team lifted in honour of long-time club servant Chris MacKinnon on Saturday.

Ice Hockey

Six goals to Stephen Blunden as the Brave hammers the Sydney Bears

Stephen Blunden bagged an incredible six goals against the Bears.

Lee Gaskin Stephen Blunden hammered home six goals as Canberra Brave thumped the Sydney Bears 12-4 on Sunday.


Canberra Darters beat Territory Storm for first win in the Australian Netball League


Lee Gaskin The Canberra Darters have broken their duck in the Australian Netball League with a 53-49 victory against the Territory Storm at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave records thrilling 3-2 win against Newcastle in Australian Ice Hockey League


Lee Gaskin A match-winning goal from Anton Kokkonen inside the final two minutes has given the Canberra Brave a thrilling 3-2 victory against the Newcastle North Stars.


Brumbies flanker Jarrad Butler helps Tuggeranong Vikings to John I Dent Cup grand final

john i dent cup

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong Vikings surged within one game of their fourth straight John I Dent Cup premiership on Saturday.