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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Oman coach Paul Le Guen says his side can ''create trouble'' for Socceroos at the Asian Cup

Lee Gaskin Oman coach Paul Le Guen believes his side can ''create trouble'' for the Socceroos and South Korea and be the surprise packets of the Asian Cup.

Sailing

Canberra sailor aboard Sydney to Hobart boat diverted to help after light plane crash

ric Adriaanse and Niree Creed

Lee Gaskin Veteran Canberra sailor Erik Adriaanse was aboard Love and War, one of seven boats that diverted to the scene of a light plane crash on Monday night during the Sydney to Hobart.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals centre Lauren Jackson unlikely to play both WNBL games this weekend in return from knee injury

Canberra Capitals centre Lauren Jackson is continuing her comeback from a knee injury.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals centre Lauren Jackson admits she's unlikely to play both games this weekend as the ''stars align'' for a push towards the WNBL playoffs.

Cricket

Canberra left-arm bowler Nick Winter warming up with the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League

Canberra bowler Nick Winter is playing for the Melbourne Renegades.

Lee Gaskin Promising Canberra left-armer Nick Winter✓ is soaking in as much knowledge as he can during his stint with the Melbourne Renegades in the Twenty20 Big Bash League.

Athletics

Canberra's John Jakeman wins 128th Bay Sheffield Gift in Adelaide in a photo finish

John Jakeman, right, pictured winning the Canberra Gift in 2010, took out the Bay Sheffield Gift on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra athlete John Jakeman has taken out the 128th Bay Sheffield Gift in Adelaide in a photo finish.

Sailing

Namadgi's steering breaks, but 'Jessica' gets Canberra yacht back on course in Sydney to Hobart

The crew of Canberra's Sydney to Hobart entry Namadgi.

Lee Gaskin Canberra yacht Namadgi lost its steering, but the crew can thank ''Jessica'' for keeping its dream alive of finishing the Sydney to Hobart.

Cricket

Weston Creek Molonglo bow out of SCG Country Cup after seven-wicket loss to Dubbo in quarter-finals

Weston Creek Molonglo captain Michael Delaney took 2-23 in Sunday's seven-wicket loss to Dubbo in the quarter-finals of the SCG Country Cup.

Lee Gaskin Michael Delaney says Weston Creek's Country Cup exit isn't a reflection on the standard of Canberra cricket.

Perth Scorchers fast bowler Jason Behrendorff calls on Canberra to be included in the Big Bash League

Perth Scorchers fast bowler Jason Behrendorff wants to see Canberra have a team in the Big Bash League.

Lee Gaskin In-form Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has continued the calls for his home city to be included in the Big Bash League as he aims to lift the Twenty20 title at Manuka Oval.

Weston Creek Molonglo takes on Dubbo in the quarter-finals of the SCG Country Cup at Wollongong

Weston Creek Molonglo captain Michael Delaney ahead of Sunday's SCG Country Cup quarter-final against Dubbo.

Lee Gaskin Weston Creek Molonglo is the last Canberra club left in the SCG Country Cup when it takes on Dubbo in a quarter-final at Wollongong on Sunday.

Hockeyroos star Anna Flanagan comes up empty during family fishing trip over the Christmas break

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Hockeyroos star Anna Flanagan comes up empty during a family fishing trip over the Christmas break.

Sailing

Canberra yacht Namadgi overcomes rough day to battle on in the Sydney to Hobart

CATCH US IF YOU CAN: The crew of Wild Oats XI are leading the Sydney to Hobart race.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Ocean Racing Club yacht Namadgi has battled through challenging conditions to continue to make its way down the coast after the second day of the Sydney to Hobart.

Kuwait using Canberra camp to prepare to upset Socceroos in Asian Cup opener

Kuwait midfielder Aziz Mashaan in good spirits with his teammates at a training camp at the AIS on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra holds fond memories for the Kuwait national team as it looks to stun the Socceroos for a second time and crash Australia's party in the opening game of the Asian Cup.

Canberra yacht Namadgi makes a smooth start to the Sydney to Hobart ahead of expected gale-force winds

Yachts jostle for position at the start of the Sydney to Hobart on Friday afternoon.

Lee Gaskin Canberra yacht Namadgi made a smooth start to the Sydney to Hobart, but knows the big challenge is yet to come with predicted gale-force winds.

Racing

Areyouok ends year-long drought to record first victory in maiden plate at the Queanbeyan Boxing Day races

Are You OK wins the first race at Queanbeyan on Boxing Day.

Lee Gaskin After more than a year since his first career start, Areyouok broke through for his inaugural victory with a win in the Maiden Plate at the Queanbeyan Boxing Day races.

Sailing

Canberra yacht Namadgi aiming for finish line in 70th anniversary of Sydney to Hobart

Lee Gaskin Sacrificing sleep, battling 100kmh winds and six-metre seas are all par for the course for the Canberra Ocean Racing Club's long-serving Sydney to Hobart entrant.

Canberra United's teen debutant Grace Maher grabs W-League championship glory

Canberra's Grace Maher challenges Perth Glory's Alanna Kennedy.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's 15-year-old midfielder Grace Maher rose to the occasion in her first W-League start to play an important role in the club's 2014-15 championship success.

Canberra United wins W-League championship with 3-1 victory against Perth Glory in grand final

Canberra United captain Nicole Begg kisses the W-League trophy.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United has claimed the club's second W-League championship with a 3-1 victory against minor premiers Perth Glory in the grand final at nib Stadium on Sunday.

Cricket

Tuggeranong paceman Luke Ryan takes 10 wickets to secure outright Douglas Cup victory against Ginninderra in Canberra grade cricket

Tuggeranong paceman Luke Ryan took 10 wickets for the match against Ginninderra.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong paceman Luke Ryan claimed 10 wickets for the match in his side's outright victory against Ginninderra in the Douglas Cup on Sunday.

Queensland Fire hits a six off the last ball to defeat the ACT Meteors at Manuka Oval in the women's Twenty20 competition

Opening batter Jenny Taffs scored a half-century for the ACT Meteors in their Twenty20 loss to the Queensland Fire at Manuka Oval on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Former Australian captain Jodie Fields hit a six off the final ball to deny the ACT Meteors revenge on the Queensland Fire for last season's loss in the Twenty20 final.

Canberra's Jason Floros faces Sydney in his first BBL game for Brisbane Heat

Jason Floros will swap his Thunder colours for the blue of Brisbane Heat's in tonight's opener.

Lee Gaskin Canberra all-rounder Jason Floros will face his former team the Sydney Thunder in his first game for the Brisbane Heat.