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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Eastlake's Ben Dowdell and Ainslie's Nick Salter named in NEAFL team of the year

Lee Gaskin Eastlake's Ben Dowdell and Ainslie's Nick Salter have been named in the NEAFL team of the year.

Rugby Union

St Edmund's College complete undefeated first XV rugby season beating Daramalan College

Caleb Malisauskas of St Edmund's College goes over for a try.

Lee Gaskin St Edmund's College confirmed its status as the most dominant rugby union school in the ACT with its first XV completing a second straight unbeaten season.

Canberra paceman Jason Behrendorff using extra pace to reach Australian goal after injury spell

Perth Scorchers fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is recovering from a stress fracture in his back.

Lee Gaskin Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has his sights set on breaking into the Australian team with an arsenal of extra pace and a refined technique.


Belconnen United beat Gungahlin United to progress to women's premier league final

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United striker Jessie Williams scored a double to help the Blue Devils progress to the women's ACT Premier League grand final.

Tom Rogic scores stunning goal for Celtic ahead of Socceroos' World Cup qualifiers

Canberra product Tom Rogic scored a cracking goal for Celtic in their 3-1 win on Sunday morning (Australian time).

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Tom Rogic has continued his resurgence ahead of his Socceroos recall with a cracking individual goal for his Scottish club Celtic.


Bart Cummings held court with the Queen in Canberra

Bart Cummings and Queen Elizabeth II in the stands before the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in Canberra. The race was won by Cummings' horse, Beau Zam, on May 8, 1988.

Lee Gaskin It was the day Bart Cummings held court with the Queen in Canberra.

Ice Hockey

Canberra Brave makes heartbreaking exit from AIHL finals with 4-3 loss to Newcastle

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave have made a heart-breaking exit from the Australian Ice Hockey League finals.


Canberra FC progress to 33rd grand final with 2-1 win over Cooma Tigers FC in NPL

Tigers FC's Goran Josifovski controls the ball from Canberra FC's Izach Clements.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC overcame the loss of several stars to move within 90 minutes of completing the championship double.

Canberra Brave chasing finals redemption in the Australian Ice Hockey League

Brave players Mark Rummukainen, Matt Harvey and Kai Miettinen are ready for the AIHL finals.

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave veteran Matt Harvey is confident they can turn it on in this year's AIHL finals series.

Ashes 2015: Brad Haddin weighs up playing future after being dropped

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is yet to decide whether he will continue his Test career.

Lee Gaskin Brad Haddin says he will take a couple of weeks to decide his playing future.

Locker Room

Locker Room: Dara and Goliath: Can Daramalan take down St Edmund's College?


Lee Gaskin Canberra sport covered - from grassroots to gossip.

Soccer: Canberra product Jason Geria desperate to help Olyroos reach 2016 Olympics

Canberra product Jason Geria has been named in the Olyroos squad for upcoming friendlies against Turkey and Macedonia.

Lee Gaskin Playing in the biggest sporting event on the planet is something Canberra's Jason Geria is desperate to experience.

Emily Brichacek turns focus to 2016 Rio Olympic Games after missing world championships

Lee Gaskin Canberra middle-distance runner Emily Brichacek says she is capable of being in the mix at Rio.


Canberra midfielder Josh Gaspari accepts offer with Western Sydney Wanderers NYL team

Josh Gaspari, pictured playing for Canberra Olympic last year, has accepted an offer from the Western Sydney Wanderers' National Youth League squad.

Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United midfielder Josh Gaspari is the latest example why Canberra deserves its own team in the National Youth League after joining the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Canberra Brave forward Stephen Blunden named most valuable player after outstanding season

Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave forward Stephen Blunden has been recognised for his outstanding season in the AIHL.

Canberra FC clinch 22nd ACT league championship beating Cooma Tigers FC 3-2

Canberra FC players Josip Jadric and Ian Graham celebrate their side's league championship victory, beating Cooma Tigers FC 3-2 at Deakin Stadium on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC, the ACT's most successful football club, claimed its 22nd league championship and its first since 2013.

Goulburn Bulldogs beat Queanbeyan Blues 28-18 to progress to Canberra Raiders Cup grand final

Goulburn Bulldogs halfback Jason Gray attempts to evade a Queanbeyan Blues tackle in Sunday's semi-final at Seiffert Oval.

Lee Gaskin Goulburn delivered a stunning second-half resurgence to book the first Canberra Raiders Cup grand final berth.

Canberra Brave bound into AIHL playoffs with 7-2 victory against Sydney Ice Dogs

Brave's Stephen Blunden with the puck.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Brave warmed up for their second crack at the Australian Ice Hockey League championship in fine style.


Ainslie midfielder Ian Lawless plays 24 hours after birth of second child

Ainslie midfielder Ian Lawless returned to the team this week after the birth of his second child on Friday.

Lee Gaskin Ian Lawless returned to the field 24 hours after the birth of his second child.


Central Coast Mariners complete Canberra double with 3-1 win against Gungahlin United

Central Coast Mariners striker  Roy O'Donovan heads the ball through for a goal in Thursday night's game against Gungahlin United at Gungahlin Enclosed.

Lee Gaskin Irish recruit Roy O'Donovan bagged a brace in the first six minutes as the Central Coast Mariners beat Gungahlin United 3-1 on Thursday night.