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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Lee Gaskin Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid believes strong crowd numbers at Canberra's Asian Cup games shows the city has the appetite to host the Socceroos and other quality one-off fixtures.
Lee Gaskin From the moment the draw for the Asian Cup was released, the meeting between North Korea and China, in Australia's capital city, was one circled on the schedule.
Lee Gaskin Defending two-day champion Wests/UC is aiming to add the 50-over title to its collection when it takes on Queanbeyan in Sunday's Gallop Cup semi-final.
Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United's star-studded squad could be torn apart, with financial backers threatening to walk away just three months after being awarded a National Premier League licence.
Lee Gaskin Australia's greatest soccer export, Craig Johnston, has backed the Socceroos to go all the way in the Asian Cup, citing their new-found attitude and self-belief as the keys to success.
Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan captain Sam Taylor says his side is determined to claim the one-day competition to make amends for its defeat in the Twenty20 final.
Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry had no answer for Perth Heat pitcher Mike McClendon as it crashed to a whopping 11-0 loss in its Australian Baseball League game at the Narrabundah Ballpark on Thursday night.
Lee Gaskin An own goal has all but eliminated Bahrain from the Asian Cup and put the UAE within touching distance of the quarter-finals for the first time in 15 years.
Lee Gaskin Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins got the match practice national selectors wanted, but fans at the Prime Minister's XI game could have been excused for being annoyed at his overs being restricted.
Lee Gaskin Mercurial all-rounder Glenn Maxwell burst back to form with a rollicking century in Canberra - but it wasn't enough.
Lee Gaskin Opener Moeen Ali says England will maintain its ''ruthless'' approach and aim to be more aggressive heading into next month's World Cup.
Prime Minister's XI captain Chris Rogers ready to inflict pain on England in tour match at Manuka Oval
Lee Gaskin Prime Minister's XI captain Chris Rogers✓ is keen to make amends for last year's shellacking and strike an early blow to England's World Cup preparations.
Lee Gaskin Mercurial Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell set to use the Prime Minister's XI game against England as his springboard for the World Cup.
Lee Gaskin South Korean midfielder Son Heung-Min will be one of the players to watch at the Asian Cup and has a reported $38 million transfer price tag.
Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors have missed out on the Women's National Cricket League finals in dramatic circumstances, losing on the second last ball of Friday's game with the Tasmania Roar.
Lee Gaskin A 16-year-old all-rounder, who plays in Canberra but lives on the NSW south coast, is about to face the England cricket team.
New England captain Eoin Morgan tipped to lead aggressivly in first Australian tour since Alastair Cook's sacking
Lee Gaskin New England one-day international skipper Eoin Morgan is tipped to captain the side aggressively in his country's first tour since the sacking of Alastair Cook for next month's World Cup.
Lee Gaskin South Korea are embracing the pressure of football-mad country ahead of Saturday's opening Asian Cup game against Oman at Canberra Stadium.
Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos great Mark Bosnich believes South Korea can avoid another toffee treatment from its fans and break the country’s 55-year Asian Cup drought.
Canberra Cavalry's hitters go wild as they hammer Brisbane Bandits 10-3 in Australian Baseball League
Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry went on an offensive rampage with a 10-3 win against Brisbane on Thursday.