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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Hockeyroos defender Anna Flanagan adds international experience to Canberra Strikers

Lee Gaskin She's only one year older than the average age of the Canberra Strikers, but Hockeyroos defender Anna Flanagan knows she needs to play a senior role if they are to have to a successful Australian...


W-League: Canberra United recruits bolster defence for reigning champions

Lee Gaskin Canberra United recruits Emma Checker and Jenna McCormick will bolster the defensive options for the current W-League champions.

Tennis ACT wants Australia's Davis Cup tie against United States in Canberra

Lee Gaskin Tennis ACT will bid to host Australia's marquee Davis Cup tie against the US in 2016.

David Gallop says FFA wasn't obliged to fly Michelle Heyman home from USA

Gallop said Heyman had earned nearly $50,000 from playing for the Matildas in the past 12 months.

Lee Gaskin Michelle Heyman was in the US on contract with a professional team when she was stranded by the Matildas strike, chief says.

Tom Rogic stars for Celtic in Scottish Premier League

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic scored a goal and set up another for his Scottish club Celtic overnight.

Lee Gaskin Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic has continued his red-hot form for his Scottish club Celtic, scoring a goal and setting up another in a thumping of Dundee. 

Tom Rogic stars for Celtic ahead of Canberra homecoming for the Socceroos in Cup qualifier

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic scored a goal and set up another for his Scottish club Celtic overnight.

Lee Gaskin Ange Postecoglou has been impressed with the form of Tom Rogic ahead of his Canberra homecoming.

W-League: Canberra United see big potential in teenage striker Nickoletta Flannery

Huge potential: Canberra United striker Nickoletta Flannery, 16, has been compared to Matildas livewire and Canberra teammate Ashleigh Sykes.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United coach says Nickoletta Flannery reminds her of Matildas attacker Ashleigh Sykes.

Soccer: Canberra FC no match for Blacktown City going down 4-1 in NPL finals series

Canberra FC striker Josip Jadric.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC became the third ACT team in as many years to bow out in the opening round of the NPL finals.

National Capital Tour: Rebecca Wiasak wins Sunday's two stages, but Ruth Corset takes yellow

High5 Dream Team rider Kendelle Hodges, who finished second, high-fives teammate and winner Rebecca Wiasak, right.

Lee Gaskin Canberra rider Rebecca Wiasak had the perfect kick-start to her Olympic dream at the National Capital Tour.

Nick Kyrgios king of the kids in Canberra with controversy forgotten at Tennis Carnivale

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios signing his autograph for eight-year-old Yalini Sundar at the Tennis Carnivale at the Weston Creek Tennis Club on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Recent controversy was a distant memory as Nick Kyrgios was the king of the kids in his return to Canberra.

Nick Kyrgios back on court and determined to keep his emotional game

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios preparing to hit a shot at the Weston Creek Tennis Club's Tennis Carnivale on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he has learnt his lesson in regards to his on-court behaviour.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals in talks with WNBA point guard to bolster roster for 2015-16 season

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are in discussions with an American point guard from the WNBA to fill the void left by the departure of Kathleen MacLeod.

'They pay us like we're on the dole' - Matildas striker Michelle Heyman takes aim at FFA

Matildas striker Michelle Heyman has hit out at the wages paid to the women's national team by the FFA.

Lee Gaskin Matildas striker Michelle Heyman was left stranded in the US after the national team's tour was cancelled because of the pay dispute between Football Federation Australia and the Players' Football...

Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon out of IPC Athletics World Championships with back injury

Five-time Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon has been ruled out of next month's world championships in Doha.

Lee Gaskin Five-time Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon has pulled out of the IPC athletics world championships.

Cricket: New Zealand Black Caps to play tour game in Canberra along with PM's XI fixture

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will lead a strong side to Canberra for the PM's XI and a two-day tour match in October.

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT is confident crowds for the PM's XI game won't be affected by NZ playing a two-day tour fixture in Canberra.

W-League: Canberra United signs Mexican women's national team midfielder Veronica Perez

Mexican midfielder Veronica Perez has signed with Canberra United for the 2015-16 W-League season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United have signed Mexican midfielder Veronica Perez for the 2015-16 season.

Australian Opals centre Marianna Tolo racing clock for 2016 Olympic Games with torn ACL

Sidelined: Australian Opals basketballer Marianna Tolo is in Canberra recovering from a torn ACL.

Lee Gaskin Australian Opals centre Marianna Tolo has the perfect motivation to recover quickly from her torn ACL - next year's Olympic Games in Rio.

Canberra's Ben Williams one of Australia's first full-time professional soccer referees

It's official: Canberra referee Ben Williams will be one of three full-time professional referees in the A-League.

Lee Gaskin He has had to juggle a career as a school teacher with his commitments as a referee in the A-League for the past decade, but Canberra official Ben Williams can now dedicate himself to the game he...

Jarryd Hayne San Francisco 49ers NFL debut: Canberra Casino forced to scrap 49c beers

Casino Canberra's Facebook apology.

Lee Gaskin It was a deal too good to be true. And that's exactly what it turned out to be.

Belconnen United's experience shines through in ACT women's premier league grand final

Belconnen United celebrate after their win over Canberra FC.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United clinched its third straight ACT women's premier league grand final victory on Sunday.