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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave beat Adelaide Adrenaline 5-3 in Australian Ice Hockey League

May 2 2015.

Australian Ice Hockey League game 10 the Canberra Brave v the Adelaide Adrenaline at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Hockey Centre. Kai Miettinen of the Brave chases down Adelaide's Tyler Grove.

Canberra Times photo by Matt Bedford.

Lee Gaskin Australian national team representative David Dunwoodie enjoyed a dream debut with the Canberra Brave in his quest to lift the Australian Ice Hockey League championship.

Rugby League

Queanbeyan Blues unbeaten after 32-22 win against the Goulburn Bulldogs

Blues prop Elijah Ngata makes a strong run in his side's 32-22 win against the Bulldogs.

Lee Gaskin The Queanbeyan Blues withstood a late fightback from the Goulburn Bulldogs to reign supreme in the Canberra Raiders Cup grand final rematch.


Belconnen United continues hot form with 2-0 win against Tigers FC

Belconnen United beat Tigers FC 2-0 in Cooma on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United has confirmed its status as one of the favourites for the Capital Football National Premier title with a gritty 2-0 win against Tigers FC in Cooma on Saturday.


Basketball ACT proposes to build outdoor courts for three-on-three games

Basketball ACT is proposing to build outdoor courts for three on three basketball.

Lee Gaskin Basketball ACT wants to construct outdoor courts for three-on-three basketball and tap into a growing market for more affordable social sport.

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg taking on the opposite sex in NPL 20s

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg is the only female in Australia to play against men in the National Premier League.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United captain Nicole Begg is breaking new ground as the lone female in a men's competition.


Canberra United striker Stephanie Ochs out for nine months after torn ACL

Canberra United striker Stephanie Ochs will miss the 2015-16 W-League season with a serious knee injury.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United will begin the search for a new attacking weapon after Stephanie Ochs' injury.

Ice Hockey

Former junior USA goalkeeper Josh Unice joins Canberra Brave

Former USA under-20 goalkeeper Josh Unice has joined the Canberra Brave this season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave goalkeeper Josh Unice has put his injury problems behind him to re-establish himself in Australia.


Renowned hockey umpire David Gentles takes charge of Canberra final rematch

Former world No.1-ranked umpire David Gentles will be in charge of Saturday's Capital League match between Central and Goulburn.

Lee Gaskin Former world No.1-ranked hockey umpire David Gentles will take charge of the Capital League 1 grand final rematch.

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic makes impressive comeback with Celtic

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic has made an impressive comeback from a lengthy stint on the sidelines with injury.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos captain Craig Moore has praised Tom Rogic's mental strength for helping him through the dark days and back on the park for Scottish club Celtic.


Referee abandons Capital League soccer game after on-field violence

Lee Gaskin A Capital League game was called off after punches were allegedly thrown and players ran in from the bench to get involved.

Ice Hockey

Slow start costs Canberra Brave dearly in 7-4 loss to Newcastle North Stars

Lee Gaskin A slow start in the opening two periods consigned the Canberra Brave to its first loss in the Australian Ice Hockey League.


Canberra FC rally from 5-2 down to beat Tigers FC 7-5 in National Premier League

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC produced one of the most amazing comebacks in the club's history, scoring five unanswered second-half goals to claim top spot in the Capital Football National Premier League.


Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams finding fitness with Tuggeranong United

Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams playing for Tuggeranong United in the women's Premier League against Woden-Weston FC on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin A decade after she last pulled on the green and white jersey of Tuggeranong United, Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams is back at her junior club to continue her recovery ahead of the women's World...

Canberra boxer Ben Edwards to defend Australian heavyweight title

Australian heavyweight boxing champion Ben Edwards.

Lee Gaskin Canberra boxer Ben Edwards will make his first defence of the Australian heavyweight boxing title when he takes on veteran Peter Graham.


Freak injury puts Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner out for six months

Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner will miss the next six months with a torn pectoral muscle.

Lee Gaskin A freak injury usually associated with rugby league has put an untimely bump in the road in front of Kookaburras striker Glenn Turner ahead of next year's Olympic Games.

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave have unfinished business in Australian Ice Hockey League

Lee Gaskin Not content with last year's fairytale first season, the Canberra Brave have their sights set on winning the Australian Ice Hockey League championship.

Rugby union

Australian Services take on New Zealand Defence Force in rugby union Test

Australian Services rugby team captain Robbie Harlow.

Lee Gaskin The two countries fought side by side in Gallipoli, so it's fitting a New Zealander will captain the Australian Services rugby union team on the eve of Anzac Day.

Brindabella Blues take on Canberra Olympic in fourth round of FFA Cup qualifying

Brindabella Blues will face Canberra Olympic in the fourth round of FFA Cup qualifying.

Lee Gaskin Brindabella Blues will have to pull off an FFA Cup shock after getting drawn with National Premier League powerhouse Canberra Olympic.


Reigning NSW Open champion Anthony Brown continues hot form on Canberra circuit

Anthony Brown will be playing in the Queanbeyan Pro-Am on Tuesday.

Lee Gaskin Reigning NSW Open champion Anthony Brown says the strength of fields in the Canberra leg of the Australian Pro-Am circuit are as strong as any state championship.


New Athletics Australia head coach Craig Hilliard positive for Canberra

New Athletics Australia head coach Craig Hilliard (left), pictured with Tim Parravicini.

Lee Gaskin New Athletics Australia head coach Craig Hilliard believes Canberra and the Australian Institute of Sport can continue to play an important role for the country's elite athletes.