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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Motor sport

Brain injury catalyst for Australian Rally Championship driver's switch to fast lane

Lee Gaskin Canberra driver Rhys Pinter is about to become the youngest competitor in the Australian Rally Championship.

Motor sport

Wakefield 300 race entrant Shane Tanner to apply tricks of his trade

Lee Gaskin During the week, Shane Tanner preaches safe driving and staying within the speed limits.

Ice hockey: Canberra Knights vow to fight on despite owner's withdrawal

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Lee Gaskin and Will Brodie Canberra Knights players are rallying together to remain in the Australian Ice Hockey League and plan to take on the club's licence themselves.


Manuka Oval still in line to host Sheffield Shield final

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Lee Gaskin Cricket NSW officials will be in Canberra next week to assess Manuka Oval's viability to host the Sheffield Shield final.

Ice hockey

Canberra Knights not dead and buried yet

NEWS: The Canbera Knights have folded after being in the Australian Ice Hockey League after 33 years. Pic shows Knights players l-r   assistant captain Jordie Gavin of Chapma and goal Keeper Nick Eckhardt of Downer . Jordie has been playing with the Knights since 2002 and Nick since 2004.  26th February 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Knights players are rallying together to remain in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

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Canberra in perfect position to give talented youngsters a bash at big time in BBL, says Michael Bevan

Canberra-born retired cricketer Michael Bevan returning for community cricket match at Crace next month. For Private Capital. By Megan Doherty.




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Lee Gaskin Michael Bevan believes Canberra is perfectly placed for entry into the Twenty20 Big Bash League.

Ice hockey

Canberra Knights on thin ice after 33 years in existence

SPORT: Canberra Knights Ice Hockey player  Maxime Suzzarini from France at the Phillip Ice skating rink. 17th April 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

Lee Gaskin One of Canberra’s oldest national sporting teams has folded after 33 years of existence.

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Comet's hat-trick in vain as devil of a pitch and Duke ball dominate Futures League loss to WA

Lee Gaskin It will go down as one of the most bizarre games in ACT Comets' history.


Canberra United rewards defenders for impressive season

Lee Gaskin Canberra United custodian Lydia Williams has won the club's player of the year award.


Canberra United loss in W-League spurs on Michelle Heyman with Matildas

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman has all the motivation she needs for her busy international schedule.


Queanbeyan closes on Douglas Cup finals berth

Sport. First grade cricket match between Queanbeyan and ANU at Freebody Oval, Queanbeyan. The Queanbeyan boys celebrate an early wicket. February 22nd 2014 Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

Lee Gaskin An all-round bowling performance from Queanbeyan has put the Douglas Cup leader within touch of the finals.

Locker Room

Locker room: Canberra sport - from grassroots to gossip

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Lee Gaskin They’re the two Canberra lawn bowlers who have defied the odds and used the sport to regain their lives after serious illnesses.


Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.


Josh Kentwell backs pink purpose after red alert

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Lee Gaskin For three months, Ginninderra captain Josh Kentwell sat beside his mother Lyn for every chemotherapy and radiation-therapy session.


Injured Ashleigh Sykes not a happy camper for Matildas

Sport.  W-League Canberra United vs Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park.  Canberra United player Ashleigh Sykes chases after a loose ball during the Semi Final match.  15 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes has been ruled out of a Matildas selection camp with concussion.


Canberra United's Raeanne Dower takes ACT Academy of Sport role

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's Raeanne Dower will spend the W-League off-season working with the region's next generation of stars.


Canberra snowboarder Georgia Baff is racing to emulate her Olympic idols

Erindale College snowboarder Georgia Baff. Photo supplied 2014.

Lee Gaskin She's the Canberra high school student who grew up around Australia's Winter Olympics icons like Torah Bright.


ACT Comets promote Matthew Condon to opener for Futures League clash

Lee Gaskin Mark Higgs has called on his top order to fire in their final match of the Futures League season.

Canberra sport

Canberra sporting bodies wary of high cost of chasing elite codes

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 07:  Nikolai Topor-Stanley of the Wanderers looks on during the Western Sydney Wanderers A-League season launch at Parramatta Stadium on October 7, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra's sporting bodies are taking a cautious approach to prospects of entry into any of Australia's three major summer codes.


Coach Elisabeth Migchelsen and assistant Raeanne Dower lead Canberra United

Canberra United coaches, Elisabeth Migchelsen and Raeanna Dower ahead of their semi-final match against Brisbane this weekend.
Filed: Thursday, 13 February 2014 1:22:32 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Lee Gaskin They're the coaching team dubbed ''good cop, bad cop''. And they're out to bring Canberra United back to the top of the W-League.