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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Nigerian-born striker shows brilliance and keeps faith with ANU in Capital League

Lee Gaskin Nigerian-born ANU striker Olaide Yinka-Kehinde has found a home in Canberra after stints in the US and England to be the leading goal-scorer in the Capital League.

One-armed rugby league player Luke Snedden inspires teammates in Canberra first-grade competition

Lee Gaskin Luke Snedden hasn't let being born with one arm stop him playing first-grade in the Canberra Raiders Cup.


Boxing: Ben Edwards packs on muscle for first defence of Australian heavyweight title

Canberra boxer Ben Edwards will make the first defence of his Australian heavyweight title on Saturday night.

Lee Gaskin Australian heavyweight champion Ben Edwards has bulked up to counter the artillery of veteran Peter Graham in the first defence of his national title.

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Locker Room: First ACT girl to play against boys at under-12 national championships

Hayley Liddle is the first girl from the ACT selected for the national under-12 rugby league championships.

Lee Gaskin First ACT girl to play against boys at under-12 rugby league national championships.

Athletics: Australian national champion Lauren Wells ready to sparkle at IAAF Diamond League

Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells will be competing at round 10 of the IAAF Diamond League in Switzerland on Thursday.

Lee Gaskin Eight-time Australian champion Lauren Wells aims to see the results of a new training regime pay dividends with a top eight finish at this year's world championships.

Kanga Cup launches 25th year with record numbers

Representing Belnorth is Riley McQueenie, aged 10, of Giralang (front) at Canberra Stadium for the Kanga Cup opening ceremony.

Lee Gaskin The 25th Kanga Cup welcomes 350 teams this year, including New Zealand and Korean players.

Canberra Brave beat Melbourne Mustangs 5-4 in Australian Ice Hockey League

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Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave completed a successful weekend road trip to keep its Australian Ice Hockey League finals hopes alive.


Canberra Gunners beat Brisbane Spartans 83-80 in the South East Australian Basketball League

The Canberra Gunners beat the Brisbane Spartans 83-80 on Saturday night.

Lee Gaskin A three-pointer from Daniel Joyce with 12 seconds on the clock delivered the Canberra Gunners a thrilling 83-80 win against the Brisbane Spartans at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium on Saturday night.

Monaro Panthers hold on for 2-1 win against Tuggeranong United in ACT NPL

Tuggeranong United player Dominic Szrakity is shown a red card in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Monaro Panthers.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw was ejected and former player Matt Menser sent off in a bizarre end to Monaro Panthers' 2-1 win at Riverside Stadium on Sunday.

West Belconnen Warriors beat Gungahlin Bulls 28-18 in Canberra Raiders Cup

Lee Gaskin The West Belconnen Warriors kept themselves in the running for the finals of the Canberra Raiders Cup on Sunday.

Gungahlin United aims to build FFA Cup momentum in National Premier League

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United will put its upcoming FFA Cup encounter to one side to focus on Friday night's National Premier League clash with Woden-Weston FC at Woden Park.

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic impresses for Celtic in pre-season encounter

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic made a strong start to the season in Celtic's 2-0 win against Dutch side FC Den Bosch.

Lee Gaskin Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic put in an eye-catching display in Celtic's first pre-season friendly in a 2-0 win against Dutch side FC Den Bosch on Thursday morning.


FFA Cup: Gungahlin United set to entertain Sydney Olympic after missing out on A-League clash

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United will be aiming to make the most of its home-ground advantage when it hosts Sydney Olympic in the FFA Cup.

NRL: Queanbeyan wants Canberra Raiders game on Monday night next year

More than 7000 fans turned out at Seiffert Oval for the Canberra Raiders' trial game against Newcastle in February.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan City Council wants to bring the Canberra Raiders back to their spiritual home, with mayor Tim Overall predicting they would get a "massive" crowd at Seiffert Oval for a Monday night game.

NEAFL: Ainslie's inept skills lead to 33-point loss to Redland in Canberra

Sport.  NEAFL.  Ainslie vs Redland at the Alan Ray Oval in Ainslie.  Ainslie player Nick Slater disposes the ball. 27 June 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Ainslie coach Chris Rourke described his team's skills as "inept" after a third straight NEAFL defeat.

John I Dent Cup: Wests show premiership credentials with entertaining 40-31 win against Royals

Wests player Brodie Leber pushes through.

Lee Gaskin Wests showed they can't be discounted as a John I Dent Cup premiership threat on Saturday.

Racing: Leading jockey Blake Shinn assists Canberra's Got The Goss at Rosehill

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn will ride the Canberra-trained Got The Goss at Rosehill on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin The addition Blake Shinn will boost the chances of Canberra's Got The Goss securing his first win in Sydney.

Saturday Serve: Brumbies chasing greatest victory since 2004 Super Rugby title

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Lee Gaskin Beating the Hurricanes on Saturday night would be one of the Brumbies' greatest triumphs.

QRacing considers naming race in Takeover Target's honour

Legend: Takeover Target won his first race at Queanbeyan.

Lee Gaskin, Kyle Mackey-Laws QRacing chief executive Brendan Comyn says the club will consider naming a race in Takeover Target's honour after the legendary sprinter died on Saturday morning.

Football: Gungahlin United into FFA Cup after beating Belconnen United 1-0 in extra-time

Gungahlin number 9 Daniel Barac celebrates after finding the back of the net.

Lee Gaskin A 10-man Gungahlin United has defied the odds to reach the FFA Cup in the club's inaugural season.