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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Canberra soccer controversy: Ray Junna says he never quit ACTAS coaching role

Lee Gaskin Former ACTAS women's football coach Ray Junna says he did not quit his position, but Capital Football is adamant he tendered his resignation when he applied for an...

Sheffield Shield final to be played in Canberra

Steve Smith skies a delivery and is caught by Jason Behrendorff off the bowling of Ashton Agar.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will host the Sheffield Shield final for the first time after NSW hung on for a thrilling three-wicket victory against Western Australia at Manuka Oval on Friday.

Ice Hockey

Canberra launches Brave ice hockey

Ice branding: The new logo for the CBR Brave ice hockey team.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's new-look ice hockey team, the CBR Brave, has signed two imports from Finland and has unveiled its logo.

NSW Marathon kayaking series starts in Canberra

Lee Gaskin The Burley Griffin Canoe Club hopes to make a strong start to winning its third straight NSW Marathon series in the opening round in Canberra on Saturday.


NSW coach Trevor Bayliss hits out at umpire's decision to reverse call in Sheffield Shield

Ton of fun: Shaun Marsh celebrates his century against NSW at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin NSW coach Trevor Bayliss said a ''dangerous precedent'' could be set after umpire Paul Wilson overturned his decision and gave Western Australia centurion Shaun Marsh a second life.


Cricket: Sheffield Shield NSW v WA - Day 3

NSW bowler Nathan Lyon in action on Wednesay at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin day 3 of the cricket at Manuka Oval


Western Australia coach Justin Langer tips Australian honours for Jason Behrendorff

Canberra product Jason Behrendorff is close to a national team call-up, says WA state coach Justin Langer.

Lee Gaskin Justin Langer believes it's only a matter of time before Jason Behrendorff is called up to the Australian team.


Canberra Raiders props in NRL merry-go-round

Canberra Raiders props Dane Tilse and Brett White.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Raiders' front-row stocks could be dependent on what happens after Andrew Fifita's Sharks exit.

Manuka Oval almost certain to host Sheffield Shield final

Doug Bollinger steams in to bowl at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.

Lee Gaskin Western Australia lost 4-8 to put NSW in pole position to host the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra.


Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh scores third straight duck

Down and out: Shaun Marsh has scored three ducks in a row since making a century in the first Test in South Africa.

Lee Gaskin Quack, quack, quack - that's the sound of Shaun Marsh's last three innings as the Test batsman's recent run of outs continued.

ACT netball team gives NSW big scare at national under-21 titles

Sport.  Netballer Megan Kelly will return from a year off to play for the Canberra Darters in the Australian Netball League.  24 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin The ACT netball team faced NSW in the first day of the under-21 national netball titles in Adelaide on Tuesday.


Sheffield Shield: NSW in box seat as WA all out for 82

Survivor: Not-out batsman Jason Behrendorf.

Lee Gaskin The first day of the Sheffield Shield game between NSW and WA at Manuka Oval turned up a few surprises.

Cricket: Tuggeranong hopes alive as rivals stumble

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong has given itself an outside chance of snatching the last spot in the Cricket ACT first-grade competition finals.

Test stars to boost NSW Blues' Sheffield Shield hopes

Lee Gaskin Fresh from their resounding triumph in South Africa, Test stars Steve Smith and Nathan Lyon could be parachuted into the NSW Sheffield Shield team for this week's trip to Canberra.


Manuka Oval uncertain for Sheffield Shield final

Lee Gaskin The Manuka Oval pitch has to be ''good enough for a Test match'', Geoff Lawson says.


ANU captain Mark Bennett says his side is in control of its Douglas Cup finals destiny

Lee Gaskin ANU captain Mark Bennett is confident in the knowledge his side is in control of its finals destiny.


Boxer David Toussaint hopes to make sparks fly

Lee Gaskin David Toussaint is using the pain from missing out on the London Olympics to boost his ranking.

Ice hockey

Canberra Knights become CBR Brave in ice hockey league

Sport.  CBR Brave captain Mark Rummukainen and chairman Peter Chamberlain at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre, they are part of a group forming a new Canberra team to compete in the AIHL.   6 March 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin The Canberra bid for a team in the Australian Ice Hockey League has been successful, with the CBR Brave admitted for the 2014 season.

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey: Canberra team vital for sport's future, IHA executive says

Canberra Knights.

Lee Gaskin Ice Hockey Australia says having a Canberra team in the national league is crucial.


Kyrgios to hold court with greats of game in international tennis league

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios will rub shoulders with tennis royalty at the inaugural International Premier Tennis League.