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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

ACT Velocity knocked out of Asia-Pacific Tennis League play-offs

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Velocity women's team has fallen to top seeds Royal South Yarras in the ATL play-offs.

Big Bash League: Aiden Blizzard wants premiers Sydney Thunder to play in Canberra

Lee Gaskin Fresh off helping the Sydney Thunder claim its inaugural Big Bash League title, Cricket ACT director of coaching Aiden Blizzard has called for the champions to bring a game to Canberra next season.


Cricket: ACT Comets rookie fast bowler faces international duo in debut clash with Tasmania

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets rookie Joe Slater could not have asked for a tougher assignment in his introduction to the Futures League - facing a former Test batsman on his debut.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals cannot stop Suzy Batkovic in loss to Townsville Fire

Lee Gaskin A travel-weary Canberra Capitals took the fight to the Townsville Fire, but could not get across the line for their first win of the season.

W-League: Controversial referee decision ends Canberra United's season in loss to Sydney FC

Canberra United won't get a chance to defend their W-League title.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's W-League championship defence has ended in controversial fashion.


T20 the reason for high scores, not pitches, says Manuka curator

Lee Gaskin Aggressive hitting from Twenty20 cricket has allowed players to take advantage of more than ever.


Big Bash League final: Sydney Thunder's Aiden Blizzard bringing lessons back to Canberra

Aiden Blizzard will bring lessons back to Canberra after his stint with the Sydney Thunder.

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT director of coaching Aiden Blizzard wants to bring lessons back from Sydney Thunder's resounding charge to the Big Bash final to help Canberra's next generation of cricket stars.


ACT Premier Cricket: Tuggeranong bowled out for 17, lowest score in Canberra for 63 years

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong have been skittled for just 17, the lowest score in the ACT first-grade two-day competition in 63 years.


W-League: Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams hopes it's third time lucky for Olympics

Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams has been balancing club duties with international committments this season.

Lee Gaskin It's the balancing act between club and country Lydia Williams hopes will result in a second W-League championship and a maiden appearance at the Olympic Games.


ACT Premier Cricket: Australian team waterboy learns from invaluable ODI experience

Lessons learnt: Queanbeyan batsman Henry Hunt gained a lot from being Australia's 13th man in Wednesday night's one-day international against India at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan batsman Henry Hunt is on a high after rubbing shoulders with the Australian team.

Cricket: ACT Comets all-rounder Blake Dean to miss rest of season with shoulder injury

ACT Comets all-rounder Blake Dean is out for the rest of the Futures League season with a shoulder injury.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Comets have been dealt a blow for the rest of the Futures League season.

WBBL: Sydney Sixers confident of riding momentum into semi-final with Hobart Hurricanes

Feeling confident: Angela Reakes of the Sixers hits a six during the Women's Big Bash League match against the Sydney Thunder.

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors spinner Angela Reakes says the Sydney Sixers can claim the WBBL title.

W-League: Canberra United captain Nicole Begg in rare goal-scoring form against Sydney FC

Defender by trade, Canberra United skipper Nicole Begg has been her team's unexpected attacking weapon against Sydney FC this season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC skipper aims to continue impressive record against Sydney FC in semi-final clash.

Big Bash: Jason Behrendorff ruled out of WT20, to miss four months after BBL finals

Jason Behrendorff has been in solid form with Perth Scorchers.

Lee Gaskin Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff's dreams of playing at Twenty 20 World Cup are over.

Australia v India: Manuka Oval pitch provides hope for team batting first defending a total

Manuka Oval curator Brad Van Dam.

Lee Gaskin Manuka Oval curator dismisses talk Canberra needs a drop-in pitch to boost its Test case.

Australia v India: Nathan Lyon, David Warner return for Canberra and Sydney matches

Nathan Lyon has been called into the one-day squad.

Lee Gaskin Nathan Lyon recalled to the Australian squad for Wednesday's one-day international in Canberra.

Cricket: ACT Comets selection trial unearths young talent pushing for Futures League spots

Lakshmn Shivakkumar on his way to 79 in Sunday's ACT Comets trial match at Freebody Oval.

Lee Gaskin ANU batsman Lakshmn Shivakkumar did his chances of a Futures League debut no harm on Sunday.

Canberra teen Ben Van Meurs signs with A-League club Sydney FC for NPL

Former Belconnen United defender Ben Van Meurs has signed with Sydney FC for the National Premier League.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Ben Van Meurs has joined one of the biggest A-League clubs in the country.

ACT Government: CBR Brave build case for new ice rink after indoor sports facility study

The Canberra Brave are pleased with the recommendation to develop a future facility strategy.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave has welcomed the ACT Government's report into indoor sport facilities.


ACT Premier Cricket: Wests/UC demolish Queanbeyan for 118 to continue impressive start

Queanbeyan batsman
Dean Solway plays a straight drive on the opening day of the Douglas Cup game against Wests/UC at Jamison Oval on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Wests/UC continues to demolish everything in their path in the Douglas Cup and they are well on their way to a third outright win from four games this season.