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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Boomers bolter Cameron Bairstow follows Luc Longley's lead with Chicago Bulls

Lee Gaskin He is the Boomers bolter who has exploded in the past 12 months - Cameron Bairstow, following in the footsteps of Australian great Luc Longley in joining the Chicago Bulls.

Union

Queanbeyan Whites into John I Dent Cup grand final after one-point thriller

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Lee Gaskin The Queanbeyan Whites are 80 minutes away from their first John I Dent premiership in four years after squeaking past the Tuggeranong Vikings in a one-point thriller..

Saturday Serve

Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant to Australia?

Lee Gaskin.

Lee Gaskin If the Olympic Games are the centre of the sports universe, then the Commonwealth Games would be classed as a tiny planet on the very fringe.

Basketball

Australian Boomers young gun Ben Simmons learns from guarding NBA superstar LeBron James

Rising star Ben Simmons.

Lee Gaskin Ben Simmons credits a chat with LeBron James for helping him handle the hype of being labelled the next big thing.

Basketball

Utah Jazz's Dante Exum now a key player for Australian Boomers at basketball World Cup

Dante Exum training with the Australian Boomers at the AIS on Thursday.

Lee Gaskin Life has definitely changed for Dante Exum.

Cycling

Tour de France stage win the cherry on Canberra cyclist Michael Rogers' career

Michael Rogers celebrates his Tour de France stage win.

Lee Gaskin Michael Rogers' stage win in the Tour de France has delighted his Canberra-based family.

Basketball

Australian Opals players Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips chasing a WNBA championship

Penny Taylor.

Lee Gaskin Two Australian Opals are trying to emulate Patty Mills by launching a strong bid to win the WNBA title.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave rallies around Adelaide ice hockey team after bus crash

The Adelaide Adrenaline ice hockey team's bus after rolling over between Gouburn and Eaglehawk on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Australia's ice hockey community has rallied around Adelaide Adrenaline after its bus crash in Canberra.

Hockey

North Canberra ends 10-game losing run in Capital League 1 hockey

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Lee Gaskin It's taken 11 games, but North Canberra has broken through for its first win of the women's hockey season.

Football

Tuggeranong United slumps to fourth straight loss in Canberra National Premier League

Tuggeranong United goalkeeper Rowan Shepherd is on the ground after colliding with Canberra Olympic's Daniel Barac.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw has put his squad on notice after 4-1 loss to Canberra Olympic.

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.