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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Cricket ACT defends Comets' first-class future focus

Adelaide Strikers opener Jono Dean hasn't been picked for the ACT Comets in the Futures League this season.

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT high performance manager Andrew Dawson makes no apologies for the ACT Comets narrowing their focus to produce more cricketers who can progress to the first-class level.

Soccer

Former Socceroo Andy Bernal hoping to launch Canberra A-League team

Former Socceroo Andy Bernal wants to reignite a bid for an A-League team in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroo Andy Bernal wants to reignite a bid for an A-League team in Canberra and believes Gungahlin United can be the springboard.

Soccer

Glory strikers in Canberra's sights

Nicole Begg will be tasked with stopping Perth's attack.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United aiming to stop Perth Glory's goal-scoring duo Kathryn Gill and Samantha Kerr with W-League finals spot on the line.

Cricket

ACT Comets collapse, lose to Tasmania by 217 runs

Andrew Harriott plays a shot during the Comets innings.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Comets collapsed in their second innings to lose to Tasmania by 217 runs in the Futures League match at Manuka Oval on Thursday.

Cricket

Papua New Guinea cricketers honing their skills in the Canberra club competition

Jack Vare plays for Papua New Guinea against Scotland. Vare is now toiling away in Canberra first grade.

Lee Gaskin Papua New Guinea cricketers Jack Vare and Assad Vala are using a stint in the Canberra first-grade competition to hone their skills.

Soccer

Former Socceroo John Kosmina supports Canberra team in the A-League ahead of Asian Cup

John Kosmina says Canberra should be a consideration when the A-League expands again.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroo John Kosmina believes Canberra deserves a team in the A-League as the city prepares to host seven games of the Asian Cup.

Cricket

Canberra first-grade cricket competition suffering because of ACT Comets selections

Michael Spaseski has been dropped from the Comets team to play Tasmania on Monday.

Lee Gaskin The quality of the Canberra first-grade cricket competition is declining as a result of Cricket Australia's guidelines to how Cricket ACT selects the ACT Comets team.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry go down to Adelaide Bite

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Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry have slipped to fourth in the Australian Baseball League standings after going down 11-8 to the Adelaide Bite on Sunday.

Cricket

ACT Meteors no match for England star Sarah Taylor in eight-wicket loss to South Australia

Lynsey Askew was one of the ACT's best in a well-beaten side.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors were no match for England star Sarah Taylor in an eight-wicket loss to South Australia in a T20 game on Sunday.

Cricket

Queanbeyan opener's maiden century in win against Wests/UC

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Lee Gaskin Seventeen-year-old Henry Hunt scores his maiden century for Queanbeyan in its Douglas Cup victory against defending champions Wests/UC.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean out for 63 as city pays tribute to Phillip Hughes

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Lee Gaskin Canberra cricketers paid their tribute to Phillip Hughes, Jono Dean dismissed for the same score as his former Adelaide Strikers teammate.

Cricket

ACT Meteors batting fails to fire in 40-run loss to South Australia

Meteors captain Kris Britt.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors paid the price for no-one in their top six going on and getting a big score in a 40-run loss to the South Australia Scorpions on Saturday.

Baseball

Canberra Cavalry lose 9-8 to the Adelaide Bite in the Australian Baseball League

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry stages a comeback, but falls just short in a 9-8 loss to the Adelaide Bite on Saturday night.

Hockey

ACT players push for World Cup spots at the national indoor hockey titles

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Lee Gaskin Players from the ACT men's and women's teams are aiming to book their World Cup spots at this week's national indoor hockey championships in Canberra.

Cricket

ACT Meteors pay tribute to Phillip Hughes in emotional game against South Australia

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Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors and SA Scorpions pay tribute to Phillip Hughes before today's WT20 match in Adelaide. Wrap of the game as well.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean pays tribute to Phillip Hughes with emotional Facebook post

Not forgotten: Phillip Hughes.

Lee Gaskin Canberra batsman Jono Dean pays tribute to Phillip Hughes, posting a photo of the former Australian batsman holding his son.

Soccer

Canberra United hoping the W-League finds new television broadcast partner

Canberra United midfielder Lori Lindsey hopes another TV broadcaster will show the W-League next season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United midfielder Lori Lindsey hopes the W-League can find another broadcaster to continue to promote the sport in the wake of funding cuts to the ABC.

Soccer

Canberra teenager embarking on two-week trip with West Ham United International Soccer Academy

Daramalan College student Alexandru Uricaru will leave on a two-week tour of Britain with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Alexandru Uricaru will train with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Ben Oakley hails influence of Phillip Hughes

Ben Oakley feels grateful for the time he spent with Phillip Hughes.

Lee Gaskin Wests/UC captain Ben Oakley pays tribute Australian batsman Phillip Hughes for his guidance.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals expecting Adelaide Lightning recruits to come out firing in WNBL reunion

Carley Mijovic and Alex Bunton will take on their former teammates on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin The Capitals expect ex-players Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic to fire up against them on Saturday,