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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

W-League: Canberra United see big potential in teenage striker Nickoletta Flannery

Lee Gaskin Canberra United coach says Nickoletta Flannery reminds her of Matildas attacker Ashleigh Sykes.

Soccer: Canberra FC no match for Blacktown City going down 4-1 in NPL finals series

Canberra FC striker Josip Jadric.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC became the third ACT team in as many years to bow out in the opening round of the NPL finals.

National Capital Tour: Rebecca Wiasak wins Sunday's two stages, but Ruth Corset takes yellow

High5 Dream Team rider Kendelle Hodges, who finished second, high-fives teammate and winner Rebecca Wiasak, right.

Lee Gaskin Canberra rider Rebecca Wiasak had the perfect kick-start to her Olympic dream at the National Capital Tour.

Nick Kyrgios king of the kids in Canberra with controversy forgotten at Tennis Carnivale

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios signing his autograph for eight-year-old Yalini Sundar at the Tennis Carnivale at the Weston Creek Tennis Club on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Recent controversy was a distant memory as Nick Kyrgios was the king of the kids in his return to Canberra.

Nick Kyrgios back on court and determined to keep his emotional game

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios preparing to hit a shot at the Weston Creek Tennis Club's Tennis Carnivale on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he has learnt his lesson in regards to his on-court behaviour.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals in talks with WNBA point guard to bolster roster for 2015-16 season

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are in discussions with an American point guard from the WNBA to fill the void left by the departure of Kathleen MacLeod.

'They pay us like we're on the dole' - Matildas striker Michelle Heyman takes aim at FFA

Matildas striker Michelle Heyman has hit out at the wages paid to the women's national team by the FFA.

Lee Gaskin Matildas striker Michelle Heyman was left stranded in the US after the national team's tour was cancelled because of the pay dispute between Football Federation Australia and the Players' Football...

Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon out of IPC Athletics World Championships with back injury

Five-time Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon has been ruled out of next month's world championships in Doha.

Lee Gaskin Five-time Paralympic champion Evan O'Hanlon has pulled out of the IPC athletics world championships.

Cricket: New Zealand Black Caps to play tour game in Canberra along with PM's XI fixture

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will lead a strong side to Canberra for the PM's XI and a two-day tour match in October.

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT is confident crowds for the PM's XI game won't be affected by NZ playing a two-day tour fixture in Canberra.

W-League: Canberra United signs Mexican women's national team midfielder Veronica Perez

Mexican midfielder Veronica Perez has signed with Canberra United for the 2015-16 W-League season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United have signed Mexican midfielder Veronica Perez for the 2015-16 season.

Australian Opals centre Marianna Tolo racing clock for 2016 Olympic Games with torn ACL

Sidelined: Australian Opals basketballer Marianna Tolo is in Canberra recovering from a torn ACL.

Lee Gaskin Australian Opals centre Marianna Tolo has the perfect motivation to recover quickly from her torn ACL - next year's Olympic Games in Rio.

Canberra's Ben Williams one of Australia's first full-time professional soccer referees

It's official: Canberra referee Ben Williams will be one of three full-time professional referees in the A-League.

Lee Gaskin He has had to juggle a career as a school teacher with his commitments as a referee in the A-League for the past decade, but Canberra official Ben Williams can now dedicate himself to the game he...

Jarryd Hayne San Francisco 49ers NFL debut: Canberra Casino forced to scrap 49c beers

Casino Canberra's Facebook apology.

Lee Gaskin It was a deal too good to be true. And that's exactly what it turned out to be.

Belconnen United's experience shines through in ACT women's premier league grand final

Belconnen United celebrate after their win over Canberra FC.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United clinched its third straight ACT women's premier league grand final victory on Sunday.

Canberra Olympic concede after 42 seconds, but beat Canberra FC 3-1 in ACT NPL grand final

Canberra Olympic's Daniel Colbertaldo celebrates his sensational goal in Sunday's 3-1 win against Canberra FC.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Olympic conceded a goal after 42 seconds, but came back to beat Canberra FC 3-1 in Sunday's grand final.

Jarryd Hayne's rise with San Francisco 49ers having an impact in Canberra

Queanbeyan Kangaroos rugby league player Jordan Macey kicks for the Gungahlin Wildcats.

Lee Gaskin Jarryd Hayne's remarkable rise to the NFL roster is having an impact on the ACT Gridiron competition.

ACT Comets veteran Jono Dean aiming for Futures League return before Big Bash League

Lee Gaskin Jono Dean wants to use his experience to mentor the team's youngsters in the Futures League.

Pentathlon siblings have Australian stopover ahead of 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

All-round stars: Siblings Max and Chloe Esposito will represent Australia in the modern pentathlon at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Lee Gaskin Modern pentathlon siblings Chloe and Max Esposito will continue a family tradition at the 2016 Olympics.

Saturday Serve: Matildas must stand their ground in quest for fairer pay deal for women in sport

Taking a stand: The Matildas are largely united over the pay dispute.

Lee Gaskin The Matildas must stand their ground in the quest to strike a fairer pay deal for women in sport.

Canberra Olympic goal-keeper becomes penalty taker with ACT NPL grand final on the line

Canberra FC captain Aidan Brunskill and Canberra Olympic skipper Angelo Konstantinou with the trophy they will be playing for in Sunday's ACT NPL grand final.

Lee Gaskin Not only does he stop goals, Canberra Olympic goalkeeper Angelo Konstantinou scores them, too.