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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Lee Gaskin Gripping. Dramatic. Controversial refereeing decisions. A penalty shoot-out. It wouldn't be any other way for an Iran v Iraq encounter.
Lee Gaskin Australian Test great Doug Walters says the outstanding success of Steve Smith shows that confidence is more important than having a traditional batting technique.
Lee Gaskin Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Kelsey-Lee Roberts will be among those eager to use the new $7 million state-of-the-art athletics track at Woden Park.
Lee Gaskin The Canberra Stadium playing surface has been transformed from a laughing stock to the best in the country.
Lee Gaskin Iraq's coach wants rival fans seated in different parts of Canberra Stadium in Friday night's quarter-final.
Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United Football Club has confirmed it will take its place in the National Premier League this season, but the future of the club's playing squad remains uncertain.
Former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager Carlos Queiroz aiming to lead Iran to first Asian Cup in 39 years
Lee Gaskin Former Real Madrid manager and Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz is attempting to guide Iran to its first Asian Cup in 39 years.
Canberra Cavalry chases playoff miracle heading into Australian Baseball League series with Sydney Blue Sox
Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry are chasing a late playoff surge heading into this weekend's final round of the Australian Baseball League.
Lee Gaskin For Canberra's Palestinian community, seeing their team compete at the Asian Cup is far greater than what happens on the scoreboard.
Lee Gaskin Weston Creek Molonglo will face Wests/UC in the final of the Gallop Cup one-day competition.
China beats North Korea 2-1 to remain unbeaten in Asian Cup ahead of quarter-final with the Socceroos
Lee Gaskin China will take on the Socceroos in the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a perfect record after beating North Korea 2-1.
Lee Gaskin Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid believes strong crowd numbers at Canberra's Asian Cup games shows the city has the appetite to host the Socceroos and other quality one-off fixtures.
Lee Gaskin From the moment the draw for the Asian Cup was released, the meeting between North Korea and China, in Australia's capital city, was one circled on the schedule.
Lee Gaskin Defending two-day champion Wests/UC is aiming to add the 50-over title to its collection when it takes on Queanbeyan in Sunday's Gallop Cup semi-final.
Lee Gaskin Gungahlin United's star-studded squad could be torn apart, with financial backers threatening to walk away just three months after being awarded a National Premier League licence.
Lee Gaskin Australia's greatest soccer export, Craig Johnston, has backed the Socceroos to go all the way in the Asian Cup, citing their new-found attitude and self-belief as the keys to success.
Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan captain Sam Taylor says his side is determined to claim the one-day competition to make amends for its defeat in the Twenty20 final.
Lee Gaskin The Canberra Cavalry had no answer for Perth Heat pitcher Mike McClendon as it crashed to a whopping 11-0 loss in its Australian Baseball League game at the Narrabundah Ballpark on Thursday night.
Lee Gaskin An own goal has all but eliminated Bahrain from the Asian Cup and put the UAE within touching distance of the quarter-finals for the first time in 15 years.
Lee Gaskin Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins got the match practice national selectors wanted, but fans at the Prime Minister's XI game could have been excused for being annoyed at his overs being restricted.