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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Fight breaks out as Canberra Brave beat Melbourne Ice 3-1

Lee Gaskin Brave captain Mark Rummukainen said his team would maintain its hard-nosed approach after downing Melbourne Ice.

Tuggeranong Vikings withstand late Queanbeyan Whites surge

Tuggeranong Vikings outside back Nigel Ah Wong flick-passes to a teammate in his side's 29-24 win against the Queanbeyan Whites at Campese Oval on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong Vikings defied a late surge from Queanbeyan to hang on for a five-point victory on Saturday.

FFA Centre of Excellence hammers Canberra FC 6-3 in National Premier League

The FFA Centre of Excellence defeated Canberra FC 6-3 on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC coach Zoran Glavinic blasted his side's lacklustre defence after leaking six goals to the FFA COE.

ACT government to build $6.7 million soccer facility at Melrose

Heather Reid, Shane Rattenbury and Melrose High School principal Simon Vaughan at the announcement of a $6.7 million soccer facility.

Lee Gaskin Soccer on the southside of Canberra has been given a major boost, with the ACT Government committing $6.7 million towards a new facility at Melrose.


ANU FC takes on Belconnen United in FFA Cup quarter-finals qualifier

ANU FC takes on Belconnen United in the quarter-finals of FFA Cup qualifying.

Lee Gaskin This is the type of David v Goliath encounter the FFA Cup was built for - the amateurs of ANU FC taking on the best team in Canberra.


Canberra uses ATP Challenger tournament to push for Davis Cup

'We are certainly well placed for Davis Cup and Fed Cup': Ross Triffitt.

Lee Gaskin Tennis ACT wants to use its first professional tournament in nine years as a springboard to showing it has the facility capable of hosting Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties.


Canberra's Luke Behrendorff set to make senior debut in Australian handball team

Lee Gaskin  Canberra's Luke Behrendorff is on the verge of making his debut in the Australian handball team after being selected to compete at the International Handball Trophy in Kosovo in June.

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave beat Newcastle North Stars in overtime

Brave goalkeeper Josh Unice had another strong game in his team's 5-4 over-time victory against the Newcastle North Stars on Sunday night.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave completed a perfect weekend in the Australian Ice Hockey League with a thrilling 5-4 over-time victory against the Newcastle North Stars on Sunday night.

Australian football

Tuggeranong Hawks aiming for top two after third straight AFL Canberra win

The Tuggeranong Hawks won their third straight game in the AFL Canberra first grade competition.

Lee Gaskin The Tuggeranong Hawks have their sights set on a top-two finish after winning their third straight game in the AFL Canberra first-grade competition.


United show composure to beat Old Canberrans 6-5 in Hockey ACT Capital League

Lee Gaskin United striker Iain Davidson finished with a four-goal haul, but he was more impressed with his side's composure under pressure to continue its climb up the Capital League 1 ladder.


Canberra Olympic's Callum Smith scores match-winning goal in 2-1 victory

Canberra Olympic striker Phillipe Bernabo-Madrid celebrates scoring against his old team in his side's 2-1 win against Canberra FC on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin He promised his coach a goal for missing training this week for his university studies, and Callum Smith delivered to catapult Canberra Olympic to the top of the Capital Football National Premier...

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave into Australian Ice Hockey League top four

CBR Brave VS Sydney Bears at Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Bears' CAmeron Todd heads towards Braves JAmes Byers

25 April 2015
Photo: Rohan Thomson
The Canberra Times

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave showcased their attacking brilliance, Kelly Geoffrey the hat-trick hero in an 8-2 thumping of the Adelaide Adrenaline on Saturday night.


Belconnen United back on top after 2-0 win against Woden-Weston FC

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Lee Gaskin Belconnen United has a share of the lead in the Capital Football National Premier League after grinding out a 2-0 win against Woden-Weston FC on Saturday night.

Rugby Union

Wests withstand Royals fightback for ACT rugby victory

Wests five-eighth Seb Lorraway fends away Royals.

Lee Gaskin Wests withstood a last-ditch attacking raid from Royals after the siren to hang on for a gutsy seven-point win at Jamison Oval on Saturday.

Mixed Martial Arts

Rising UFC star Daniel Hooker aiming for big stage in Vegas

UFC fighter Daniel Hooker recently became the first person to knock out Japan's Hatsu Hioki.

Lee Gaskin Rising UFC star Daniel "The Hangman" Hooker wants to "earn his spot" on the big stage in Las Vegas and will do whatever it takes to reach his goal of becoming the world champion.


Canberra midfielder Marc Tokich in Australian Joeys frame for U17 World Cup

Canberra soccer player Marc Tokich is aiming for a spot in Australia's under-17 World Cup squad.

Lee Gaskin Canberra midfielder Marc Tokich is using experience gained from playing in the Capital Football National Premier League to stake his claim in the Joeys squad for this year's under-17 FIFA World Cup.


Cooma Tigers beat White Eagles 4-1 to progress to FFA Cup final four

Lee Gaskin Cooma Tigers FC avoided slipping up against Capital League side White Eagles to progress to the final four of FFA Cup qualifying.

Gungahlin United aiming to continue improvement in FFA Cup quarter-finals

Gungahlin United striker Michael John celebrates scoring during a recent NPL game.

Lee Gaskin The belief is starting to grow within Gungahlin United as the Capital Football newcomers prepare to keep their dream of playing in the FFA Cup alive.

Melbourne Victory midfielder Carl Valeri caps fairytale A-League debut

Carl Valeri of the Victory celebrates with his children after the Victory defeated Sydney FC in the 2015 A-League Grand Final match between the Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC at AAMI Park on Sunday night.

Lee Gaskin It was only the second time Melbourne Victory midfielder Carl Valeri had been sent off in more than 12 years of professional football, but the Canberra product couldn't care less as he capped a...

Canberra boxer Tristan Eldridge wins national title, KO's adult sparring partner

Focused on future: Canberra boxer Tristan Eldridge, 14, is the undefeated under-15 Australian champion in the 57-kilogram division.

Lee Gaskin Canberra 14-year-old Tristan Eldridge knocked out a sparring partner twice his age and won the Australian under-15 57kg title in his fourth fight.