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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

W-League: Disallowed goal denies Canberra United an eighth straight win before finals

Lee Gaskin A controversial disallowed goal denied Canberra United an eighth straight victory, but the reigning W-League champions are adamant it won't affect their title defence.

Soccer

Soccer: Canberra FC goalkeeper Sam Brown named in inaugural CU Academy squad

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC goalkeeper Sam Brown is among the 18 players named in the inaugural CU Academy squad to play in the National Premier League.

Tennis

Canberra ATP Challenger: Ivan Dodig powers into semi-final with impressive victory

Croatia's Ivan Dodig upset No.2 seed Santiago Giraldo 7-6, 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Canberra ATP Challenger at the Canberra Tennis Centre on Thursday.

Lee Gaskin Croatian No 5 seed Ivan Dodig continued his impressive start to the Australian summer to progress to the last four at the $75,000 Canberra ATP Challenger.

Soccer

Tom Rogic: Socceroos young gun required player at Celtic despite Leeds United interest

Celtic are keen to extend the contract of Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic despite interest from Leeds United.

Lee Gaskin Socceroos young gun Tom Rogic is a required player at his Scottish club Celtic after attracting interest from English Championship side Leeds United.

Soccer

W-League: Canberra United not taking Adelaide United lightly despite finals place secured

Canberra United midfielder Julia De Angelis is eager to make the most of her opportunity.

Lee Gaskin It shapes as a glorified training run, but Canberra United midfielder Julia De Angelis says the defending W-League champions can't afford to switch off in their final game of the season.

Rugby League

Rugby League: Canberra DJ does his grandfather proud representing Latin Heat

Eddie Wegener will play for the Latin Heat rugby league team against Thailand on Saturday night.

Lee Gaskin He gets his hands dirty during the day and spins turntables at night, but the true passion for West Belconnen prop Eddie Wegener is spreading the message of rugby league through the Latin America...

W-League: Canberra United's home semi-final against Sydney FC live on television

Canberra United defender Rebecca Kiting celebrates her first W-League goal in Sunday's 3-0 win against the Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's W-League semi-final against Sydney FC will be shown live on Fox Sports and ABC.

Cricket: Futures League: ACT Comets have tough day in field as WA cash in on flat deck

Leg spinner Mac Wright made his ACT Comets debut on Monday.

Lee Gaskin It was a tough day at the office for the ACT Comets in their Futures League clash with WA on Monday.

Canberra ATP Challenger: Australian teenager Alex De Minaur goes down in three sets

Australian teenager Alex De Minaur won the first set before going down to American Noah Rubin 6-7, 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the Canberra ATP Challenger at the Canberra Tennis Centre on Monday.

Lee Gaskin Alex De Minaur highlighted his immense potential in a three-set loss at the Canberra ATP Challenger.

Canberra ATP Challenger: Tennis ACT aims to have Nick Kyrgios headline in future years

Tennis ACT has a long-term goal of having Canberra star Nick Kyrgios headline a tournament in his home town.

Lee Gaskin Tennis ACT has a long-term goal of having home-town hero Nick Kyrgios headlining a major tournament in Canberra.

Canberra ATP Challenger: Nick Kyrgios earns respect from Croatian veteran Ivan Dodig

Ivan Dodig from Croatia is the No.5 seed for the Canberra ATP Challenger tennis tournament.

Lee Gaskin Croatian veteran Ivan Dodig believes Canberra talent Nick Kyrgios will be "very dangerous" at the Australian Open.

W-League: Canberra United beat Western Sydney Wanderers 3-0 without Matildas stars

Canberra United defender Rebecca Kiting celebrates her first W-League goal in Sunday's 3-0 win against the Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park.

Lee Gaskin No Williams. No Heyman. No worries for Canberra United.

Canberra $75,000 ATP Challenger: Teenager gains vital experience from qualifying exit

Dimitri Morogiannis went down to Jake Delaney in the second round.

Lee Gaskin Promising Canberra teenager Dimitri Morogiannis says he needs to become mentally tougher.

ACT Premier Cricket: John Rogers scores unbeaten double century after second chance

Weston Creek Molonglo batsman John Rogers scored an unbeaten double century against Ginninderra on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Weston Creek Molonglo batsman John Rogers smashed a double century after being dropped the second ball he faced.

W-League: Canberra United's four straight clean sheets thanks to Melbourne City motivation

Canberra United defender Rebecca Kiting, left, puts pressure on Sydney FC's Amy Harrison during their 1-0 win earlier this season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United can thank W-League powerhouse Melbourne City for kickstarting its title defence.

Cricket ACT expects Steve Smith, David Warner in full-strength Australian team in Canberra

Australian captain Steve Smith is expected to lead a full-strength side against India in Canberra on January 20.

Lee Gaskin Steve Smith and David Warner are expected to spearhead a full-strength Australian team at Manuka later this month.

Nick Kyrgios: Canberra teenager uses mentor's advice for ATP Challenger qualifying

Canberra teenager Dimitri Morogiannis has been granted a wildcard into qualifying for the Canberra $75,000 ATP Challenger event at the Canberra Tennis Centre.

Lee Gaskin Dimitri Morogiannis will adopt the "nothing to lose" attitude of good mate Nick Kyrigos in Canberra on Saturday.

Big Bash League: Canberra's Aaron Ayre joins Melbourne Renegades for sold-out derby

Canberra junior Aaron Ayre has joined the Melbourne Renegades.

Lee Gaskin Canberra wicketkeeper/batsman Aaron Ayre has joined the Melbourne Renegades.

ACT Premier Cricket: Eastlake's English import enjoying warm Canberra summer

Eastlake's English import Joe Ashmore is enjoying his first season in the ACT Premier Cricket competition.

Lee Gaskin Eastlake spinner Joe Ashmore did not take much convincing to head Down Under from England.

Soccer

W-League: Canberra United use final two games to build momemtum ahead of title run

Canberra United coach Rae Dower is weighing up whether to rest players ahead of the W-League finals.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United coach Rae Dower is weighing up whether to rest players ahead of the W-League finals, but is wary of messing with the momentum gained from its current six-game winning streak.