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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Athletics

Para-runner Evan O'Hanlon brews a plan to take on able-bodied sprinters

Lee Gaskin Having achieved every accolade in para-running, Canberra athlete Evan O'Hanlon is aiming to go toe-to-toe with the fastest able-bodied sprinters in the country.

Cricket

ACT Comets promote 17-year-old Kevin Jacob for Futures League debut against Queensland

Kevin Jacob will debut for the ACT Comets on Monday.

Lee Gaskin Weston Creek Molonglo 17-year-old Kevin Jacob will make his Futures League debut for the ACT Comets in Monday's match with Queensland.

ACT Meteors target Australian women's captain Meg Lanning in Twenty20 match at Manuka Oval

Australian Southern Stars captain Meg Lanning will lead Victoria against the ACT Meteors at Manuka Oval on Friday night.

Lee Gaskin New Zealand international Nicola Browne will attempt to unsettle Australian captain Meg Lanning with a combination of verbal and short pitch bowling in their women's T20 game in Canberra on...

ACT Comets captain and Adelaide Strikers batsman Jono Dean dropped for Futures League match with Queensland

ACT Comets captain Jono Dean has been dropped for Monday's game against Queensland

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets captain Jono Dean has been dropped for the opening round Futures League match against Queensland at Manuka Oval.

Captain says West Indies women cricketers won't be distracted by men's team pay row

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Lee Gaskin West Indies women's captain Merissa Aguilleira doesn't want the drama enveloping the men's team to affect her side's history-making tour of Australia.

Cricket

ACT Comets players impress in front of Big Bash League teams in Sydney Twenty20 competition

ACT Comets all-rounder Vele Dukoski made 56 from 38 balls in the Sydney Twenty20 competition on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets players put themselves in the shop window for the Big Bash League with back to back wins in the Sydney Twenty20 competition.

Soccer

Canberra United's title hopes in freefall after Adelaide United stunner

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Lee Gaskin Canberra United's W-League championships hopes take a blow after suffering its first-ever home loss to Adelaide United.

ACT sport

Raiders junior Sam Dobb drawing attention from NRL rivals while chasing Olympic dream in judo

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Lee Gaskin News from around Canberra sport, including the Raiders junior showing his strength in powerlifting, the tennis star overlooked for ACT sport awards and delays to $750,000 beach volleyball complex.

Canberra's Rebecca Wiasak finishes third in stage three of Tour of the Goldfields

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak finished third in the third stage of the Tour of the Goldfields.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Rebecca Wiasak finished third in stage three of the Tour of the Goldfields in the final round of the National Road Series.

Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman urged to capitalise on chances in Sunday's W-League game against Adelaide United

Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman launches into a shot at training on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman urged to make the most of her goal-scoring chances in Sunday's W-League game against Adelaide United.

Teen Ben Taylor hits winning runs in North Canberra Gungahlin and Western District UC clash

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Lee Gaskin Sixteen-year-old Ben Taylor hits the winning runs with one ball to spare as North Canberra Gungahlin beat Wests/UC by three wickets.

Canberra FC's new coach Zoran Glavinic seeks stability

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Lee Gaskin Job stabilty isn't a phrase you would normally associate with Canberra FC, but new coach Zoran Glavinic hopes he can buck the trend and lead the ACT's most successful club back to the top.

Socceroos star Tom Rogic stays positive despite injury setback

Tom Rogic remains optimistic about the Socceroos' chances at the Asian Cup.

Lee Gaskin Injured Tom Rogic is using the heartbreak of missing this year's World Cup and next year's Asian Cup as motivation to "kick on" with his career.

Canberra batsman Joe Leach supports former teammate Saeed Ajmal

George Munsey (left) from Scotland and Joe Leach (right) from England have joined North Canberra Gungahlin for the Cricket ACT first-grade season.

Lee Gaskin North Canberra Gungahlin all-rounder Joe Leach, who played alongside controversial Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal in England, believes banning bowlers for illegal actions doesn't have a positive impact...

Canberra cyclist Kimberley Wells wins opening stage of the Tour of the Goldfields in Ballarat

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Kimberley Wells✓ emerged triumphant from a bunch sprint to win the opening stage of the Tour of the Goldfields✓ in the 20-lap criterium at Victoria Park in Ballarat on Friday.

Southern Stars all-rounder Ellyse Perry to captain Cricket Australia XI against West Indies in Canberra

Ellyse Perry will captain a Cricket Australia XI against the West Indies in Canberra on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin Australian Southern Stars all-rounder Ellyse Perry will use two games against the West Indies in Canberra this week as the launching pad for a massive summer.

Canberra United's youngest-ever player Grace Maher set to make her W-League debut

The strong performances of Julia De Angelis (left) has given 15-year-old Grace Maher (right) confidence ahead of her possible W-League debut for Canberra United.

Lee Gaskin Any fears Canberra United's youngest ever player had with adjusting to the W-League have been allayed with the impressive performances of fellow teenager Julia De Angelis.

Cricket

North Canberra Gungahlin Cricket Club named the ACT Good Sports Club of the Year

Lee Gaskin  The North Canberra Gungahlin Cricket Club is the ACT's Good Sports Club of the Year.

Cricket

Teenage fast bowler Lain Beckett added to ACT Comets' T20 line-up

ACT cricketers Lain Beckett and Sally Moylan are keen to attract more indigenous kids to their sport.

Lee Gaskin Australian under-19 fast bowler Lain Beckett will get his chance to impress for a Big Bash League contract when he returns for the ACT Comets in the Sydney Twenty20 competition.

Cricket

ACT Comets lose both games of the Sydney Twenty20 competition

Mark Higgs was the Comets' best in their loss to Bankstown.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Comets lost both of their games in the first round of the Sydney Twenty20 competition in Campbelltown on Sunday.