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Cricket

Ticket prices bowl over Canberra for 2015 World Cup

West Indies' Tino Best

Lee Gaskin Big crowds will be expected to pack Manuka Oval for the 2015 World Cup after organisers released affordable prices for Canberra’s three games.

Cricket

Ryan Carters says Invitational XI ready to strike a blow

Ryan Carters.

Lee Gaskin Ryan Carters believes the Australian Invitational XI can have a ''real crack'' at England.

Football

Pressure off rebuilt Canberra

Lee Gaskin Canberra United brought back Australia's premier goalkeeper and recruited a trio of US internationals.

Football

United puts faith in Sykes for top job

Sport
Canberra United captain Nicole Sykes at the Dickson soccer fields.
Filed: Thursday, 7 November 2013 5:10:22 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin She's the 21-year-old who has earned the ultimate accolade from her Canberra United teammates.

Cricket

Browne feasts on new start with Meteors

Sport
New ACT Meteors bowler Nicola Browne practising in the nets at Manuka oval.
The Canberra Times
7 Novemeber 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors recruit Nicola Browne is easy to spot - she's the one carrying a bag of food wherever she goes.

Soccer

Nicole Sykes named new Canberra United captain

Sport
Canberra Untied player Nicole Sykes congratulated after scoring a goal
againstThe Newcastle Jets
The Canberra Times
08 December 2012
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Canberra United has swung a captaincy shock, appointing defender Nicole Sykes as the skipper for the 2013-14 W-League season.

Cricket

ACT players impress Adelaide coach

Sport: ACT Comets batsman Jono Dean has signed with a team in the Twenty20 Big Bash League for next season. 23rd of July 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin First the Adelaide Strikers signed ACT Comets batsman Jono Dean and have now added fast bowler Ben Oakley.

Soccer

Heyman confident Ochs is the answer

Stephanie Ochs.

Lee Gaskin American import Stephanie Ochs looms as the missing link to spark Canberra United's attack.

Soccer

United bonds in rare season build-up

Canberra United captain Ellie Brush.

Lee Gaskin A mystery bus tour, an Amazing Race around Canberra and a zumba class sounds like an unusual pre-season.

Cycling

Track silver for Canberra rider

Wiasak

Lee Gaskin Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak has won her second medal at the track World Cup round in Manchester.

Dukoski steps out of comfort zone for Comets

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets debutant Vele Dukoski is a study in persistence.

Cricket

Debutant hits a double century

Sport
Billy Floros of Tuggeranong Valley Cricket Club given out caught behind, during the game against Western Districts at Jamison Oval
The Canberra Times
02 November 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Batsmen reigned supreme on the opening day of the Douglas Cup.

Cricket

Wests/UC skipper Oakley wary of old foes

SPORT - (L) Wests cricket captain Ben Oakley and (R) Tuggeranong cricket captain Michael Wescombe and the trophy the two teams will be playing for in the local cricket Grand Final at Manuka,  Canberra.                                                              20th March  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Ben Oakley is expecting Tuggeranong to try to exact revenge in Saturday's Douglas Cup decider rematch.

Basketball

Dante Exum handling the hoopla

SPORT: Australian Boomers basketballer Dante Exum,18 is in his final year at school but could sign a million dollar deal in the NBA next year.. 31st October  2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times

Lee Gaskin Dante Exum is taking the expectation of a potential multimillion dollar NBA contract in his stride.

Athletics

Breen determined to prove Athletics Australia wrong

10TH JUNE 2012- SPORT- STORY CHRIS DUTTON - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Canberra sprinter, Melissa Breen will find out on Wednesday if she has made the Olympic team.

Lee Gaskin Melissa Breen has vowed not to cut any corners as she tries to qualify for the 2016 Rio Games

Cricket

Floros works towards shield spot with rampaging Bulls

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Jason Floros hopes to force his way into the powerful Queensland Sheffield Shield team.

Soccer

Vidmar says Rogic must earn a start

Lee Gaskin Australian Joeys coach Tony Vidmar believes Tom Rogic may be forced to leave Scottish giant Celtic.

Cricket

Coach warns of Meteors changes

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson is losing patience with his under-performing team.

Cricket

ANU breezes past South Coast

Lee Gaskin ANU opened its account for the 2013-14 summer with an eight-wicket victory against South Coast.

Soccer

Tigers aim to change stripes for Hong Kong matches

15 September 2012 Sport, Journalist Fleta Page. The Canberra Times, Photo Jay Cronan.  Cooma Tigers win the Grand Final at McKellar Park against Belconnen United.

Lee Gaskin Cooma Tigers are the latest Canberra National Premier League team to tackle international opposition.