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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

Belconnen United wins Federation Cup but misses out on national tournament

Belconnen players Cameron Reinhart and Dustin Wells celebrate a goal.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United miss out on a place in the prestigious tournament after a strange qualifying bungle.

Cricket

Jacques Kallis to line up for Sydney Thunder in Canberra Big Bash warm-up

Here to make a difference: Jacques Kallis will play for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bas

Lee Gaskin The Sydney Thunder has promised to bring its strongest possible squad, including champion all-rounder Jaques Kallis, to Canberra for a Big Bash League warm-up in December.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson undergoes surgery but Opals confident of her fitness for world champs

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Lee Gaskin Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce wants to set the record straight on the playing future of Lauren Jackson.

Volleyball

Volleyroos make history as Australia beats Finland in the World League

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Lee Gaskin The Volleyroos have broken through for a history-making inaugural win in the $8 million World League.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Jason Behrendorff picked in Australia A team to play South Africa

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Lee Gaskin Canberra fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is confident he will recover from injury to play for Australia A.

Canberra long jumper Jessica Penney selected for Commonwealth Games

Penney  made her senior debut for Australia at last year's World University Games in Russia and booked her spot on the plane to Glasgow by finishing second at this year's national titles.

Lee Gaskin Long jumper Jessica Penney has represented New Zealand, but will compete for Australia at the Commonwealth Games.

Volleyball

The Volleyroos out to make a statement against Finland in World League

Lee Gaskin The Socceroos are making the headlines, but their volleyball counterparts want a piece of the spotlight, too.

Ice hockey

Canadian import Stephen Blunden makes his mark for the CBR Brave

Stephen BLunden has been impressive for the Brave this campaign.

Lee Gaskin He's the Canadian import leading the way for the CBR Brave.

Football

Belconnen United player George Timotheou set to sign with Sydney FC's youth team

George Timotheou in action for Belconnen United last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager George Timotheou is set to join the club he supported as a child, Sydney FC.

Netball

Arawang wary of dangerous Canberra in ACT State League semi-final

Arawang's Kim Rice and Canberra's Bec Collis at this season's ACT State League netball season launch.

Lee Gaskin Arawang coach Kim Symons insists her side won't be taking Canberra lightly on Friday.

Judo

Canberra's Duke Didier makes Commonwealth Games judo team

Lee Gaskin Duke Didider's first goal is representing Australia at the Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games.

Volleyball

Australian Volleyroos confident of beating Finland in World League round

Volleyroo captain Aidan Zingel.

Lee Gaskin Volleyroos captain Aidan Zingel confident Australia can secure its first win in World League series.

Canberra plays major part in 2015 Asian Cup

The AFC Asian Cup will see ten different countries play in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will be front and centre during the biggest sporting event in Asia next year.

Ice hockey

Canberra Brave break the Melbourne Ice after eight-year drought

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Lee Gaskin Canberra Brave snapped an eight-year drought for a Canberra team against the Melbourne Ice

Football

Cooma Tigers defeat Belconnen United in Canberra National Premier League to close gap on league leader

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Lee Gaskin The Cooma Tigers continued their rise up the Canberra National Premier League ladder on Sunday.

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean re-signs with Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League

Lee Gaskin Hard-hitting Canberra batsman Jono Dean could form a devastating one-two punch with master blaster Craig Simmons after signing a two-year contract extension with the Adelaide Strikers.

League

Canberra rugby league coach confident despite players pulling out of representative team

Lee Gaskin Canberra rep coach Jack Giddings is confident his side can put up a strong showing in the country championships.

World class synthetic pitch gets first use in Canberra National Premier League

Soccer players Joe Caletti and Jackson Bandiera check out the new synthetic soccer pitch at the AIS that will be used in the Canberra National Premier League this weekend.

Lee Gaskin If it's good enough for German powerhouse Bayern Munich and the women's World Cup, it's good enough for Australia's next generation of Socceroos.

Soccer

Australian referee Ben Williams prepares for football World Cup in Brazil

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Lee Gaskin The Socceroos are not be the only Australians hoping to impress in Brazil, with referee Ben Williams also fulfilling his World Cup dream.

Soccer

Canberra Olympic beats Belconnen United to end losing streak

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Lee Gaskin Reigning premiers Canberra Olympic sent a clear message they will not give up its title without a fight after defeating previously unbeaten Belconnen United.