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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams hoping Australia can stun rivals in World Cup

Lee Gaskin Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams on the Matildas' World Cup draw and her own return from a knee reconstruction to be avilable for the tournament.


ACT win bronze in the men's and women's finals at the national indoor hockey championships in Canberra

ACT men's captain Matt Hotchkis.

Lee Gaskin The ACT men's and women's teams both finished third at the national indoor hockey championships at the National Hockey Centre on Sunday.


Canberra United storms into W-League finals with a 2-1 win against Perth Glory


Lee Gaskin Canberra United punches its ticket to the W-League finals with a 2-1 win against minor premiers Perth Glory at Viking Park on Sunday.


Canberra United's W-League season on the line in final round game against Perth Glory

Caitlin Foord of the Glory and Stephanie Ochs of Canberra United contest the ball the last time the two teams met.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United need at least a draw in their match with W-League minor premiers Perth Glory on Sunday to reach the finals.


Belconnen United lobby for FFA Cup playoff game

Belconnen United.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United will lobby the remaining Capital Football clubs to have a playoff against next year's Federation Cup winners to decide who represents Canberra in the FFA Cup.

Heavy rain causes disruption to Canberra sport, including cricket, softball and tennis

Tennis courts were washed out after the Saturday deluge.

Lee Gaskin Heavy rain and storms caused disruption to Canberra sport on Saturday, including losing a full day's play in the Cricket ACT first-grade competition for the first time in three years.


Gungahlin United signs Canberra FC captain Matt Grbesa for the National Premier League

Canberra FC captain (left) Matt Grbesa has signed with Gungahlin United for next season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC captain Matt Grbesa has walked out on the club to sign with National Premier League newcomers Gungahlin United.


Kuwait becomes third country to base itself in Canberra ahead of the Asian Cup

Lee Gaskin Canberra will host three countries in the lead-up to next year's Asian Cup, with Kuwait the latest nation to confirm it will set up base in the ACT.


Canberra's Roko Strika makes mark in Croatia with NK Zagreb

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Lee Gaskin Canberra youngster Roko Strika is open to representing either Croatia or Australia after making his senior debut in the Croatian top flight.


Canberra Velocity's Alison Bai bouncing back from car accident in the Asia Pacific Tennis League

Alison Bai has returned to form after a car accident.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Velocity women's team will be hoping to keep its unbeaten run going in the NSW/ACT conference of the Asia-Pacific Tennis League at Lyneham this weekend.


Cricket ACT defends Comets' first-class future focus

Adelaide Strikers opener Jono Dean hasn't been picked for the ACT Comets in the Futures League this season.

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT high performance manager Andrew Dawson makes no apologies for the ACT Comets narrowing their focus to produce more cricketers who can progress to the first-class level.


Former Socceroo Andy Bernal hoping to launch Canberra A-League team

Former Socceroo Andy Bernal wants to reignite a bid for an A-League team in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroo Andy Bernal wants to reignite a bid for an A-League team in Canberra and believes Gungahlin United can be the springboard.


Glory strikers in Canberra's sights

Nicole Begg will be tasked with stopping Perth's attack.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United aiming to stop Perth Glory's goal-scoring duo Kathryn Gill and Samantha Kerr with W-League finals spot on the line.


ACT Comets collapse, lose to Tasmania by 217 runs

Andrew Harriott plays a shot during the Comets innings.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Comets collapsed in their second innings to lose to Tasmania by 217 runs in the Futures League match at Manuka Oval on Thursday.


Papua New Guinea cricketers honing their skills in the Canberra club competition

Jack Vare plays for Papua New Guinea against Scotland. Vare is now toiling away in Canberra first grade.

Lee Gaskin Papua New Guinea cricketers Jack Vare and Assad Vala are using a stint in the Canberra first-grade competition to hone their skills.


Former Socceroo John Kosmina supports Canberra team in the A-League ahead of Asian Cup

John Kosmina says Canberra should be a consideration when the A-League expands again.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroo John Kosmina believes Canberra deserves a team in the A-League as the city prepares to host seven games of the Asian Cup.


Canberra first-grade cricket competition suffering because of ACT Comets selections

Michael Spaseski has been dropped from the Comets team to play Tasmania on Monday.

Lee Gaskin The quality of the Canberra first-grade cricket competition is declining as a result of Cricket Australia's guidelines to how Cricket ACT selects the ACT Comets team.


Canberra Cavalry go down to Adelaide Bite


Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry have slipped to fourth in the Australian Baseball League standings after going down 11-8 to the Adelaide Bite on Sunday.


ACT Meteors no match for England star Sarah Taylor in eight-wicket loss to South Australia

Lynsey Askew was one of the ACT's best in a well-beaten side.

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors were no match for England star Sarah Taylor in an eight-wicket loss to South Australia in a T20 game on Sunday.


Queanbeyan opener's maiden century in win against Wests/UC

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Lee Gaskin Seventeen-year-old Henry Hunt scores his maiden century for Queanbeyan in its Douglas Cup victory against defending champions Wests/UC.