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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Coddington, Hurst spark drought-breaking win for Canberra Capitals Academy

Capitals player Alice Coddington.

Lee Gaskin Twenty points from Alice Coddington and 19 from Australian Opals point guard Nat Hurst helped the Canberra Capitals Academy to just their second win.

Football

Canberra FC in hunt for league championship

Canberra FC striker Alex Oloriegbe.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC remains in the hunt for the league championship after easily disposing of Woden Valley on Saturday.

Canberra Gunners aim to extend winning streak

Lee Gaskin Small preview of the Canberra Gunners preview game.

Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal to shake up club's culture

Canberra FC's Alex Oloriegbe and Cooma's Jordano Sanmartin.

Lee Gaskin Interim Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal is intent on changing the culture at the powerhouse club and is happy for players to leave if they don't buy into his system.

Football

Australian World Cup referee Ben Williams' brush with Lionel Messi

Canberra referee Ben Williams impressed at the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams hopes his performances on the game's biggest stage inspire future generations of referees.

Basketball

NBA champions Patty Mills and Aron Baynes crash Fox Sports live cross

San Antonio Spurs teammates Aron Baynes and Patty Mills hijacked a live broadcast by Fox Sports News reporter Julian De Stoop.

Lee Gaskin He may have just put pen to paper on a $12 million contract, but NBA champion Patty Mills proved he's still a big kid at heart with a hilarious prank on national television.

Football

Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams suffers knee injury in the US

Injury blow: Lydia Williams.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams suffered a knee injury while playing in the US on Sunday.

Squash

Squash great David Palmer chases elusive Commonwealth Games gold medal

David Palmer in action in Canberra on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Former world No.1 David Palmer is chasing an elusive gold medal at his fifth and final Commonwealth Games.

Hockey

University of Canberra upsets Tuggeranong Vikings in women's Capital League hockey

UC's Meredith Bone skips away from her Tuggeranong opponent on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin University of Canberra has upset previously unbeaten Tuggeranong Vikings in Capital League hockey.

Soccer

Former Socceroo Andy Bernal makes winning start with Canberra FC

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC made a winning start under former Socceroo Andy Bernal with a 3-1 victory against Tuggeranong United at Kambah on Saturday.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave goalkeeper hopes Nick Kyrgios will inspire ice hockey league

Canberra Brave's back-up goalie Nick Eckhardt.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave's Nick Eckhardt was playing video games with close mate Nick Kyrgios this week.

Football

Tuggeranong United not sure what to expect from Canberra FC after coach sacked

Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC in today's match.

Lee Gaskin Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC following the decision to axe Ray Junna.

Football

Canberra FC appoints former Socceroo Andy Bernal as interim coach

Canberra FC interim coach Andy Bernal.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC has appointed former Socceroo Andy Bernal as its interim coach.

Athletics

Canberra to host a leg of the Australian Athletics Tour in 2015

Australian sprint queen Melissa Breen.

Lee Gaskin Canberra is back on the Australian Athletics Tour for the first time in five years.

Netball

Canberra Darters suffer back to back losses in Australian Netball League

Canberra Darters vice-captain Rebecca Collis.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Darters have lost their opening two games in the Australian Netball League.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking using Giro Rosa as preparation for Commonwealth Games

Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking is using the Giro Rosa as preparation for the Commonwealth Games.

Lee Gaskin Chloe Hosking knows she won't be an unknown quantity at the Commonwealth Games this time around.

Football

Canberra FC coach's future uncertain after 3-2 loss to Cooma Tigers

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC is set to host Western Sydney Wanderers this month. But they may do so without a coach.

Football

Kanga Cup shifts the centre of the football universe to Canberra

Capital Football player Gabriel Cole controls the ball during last year's Kanga Cup. This year's event begins on Monday.

Lee Gaskin The largest junior soccer competition in the southern hemisphere is about to kick off in Canberra.

Ice hockey

Ice hockey: Canberra Brave beat Mustangs to return to top of the league

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Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave has reclaimed top spot on the Australian Ice Hockey League ladder after beating the Melbourne Mustangs 7-4 at the Icehouse on Saturday night.

Football

Canberra Olympic draws with Monaro Panthers after late equaliser

Josh Gaspari's shot set up the late equaliser for Canberra Olympic.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Olympic pick up vital point with a 90th-minute equaliser against Monaro.