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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Netball ACT launches bid for Canberra team in an expanded ANZ Championship

Lee Gaskin Netball ACT wants to launch a bid for a Canberra team in an expanded ANZ Championship from 2017.

Soccer: Canberra NPL clubs unite to voice concerns about Canberra United Academy

Capital Football's junior programs have been rebranded under the Canberra United Academy banner.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's eight NPL clubs have voiced their concerns about Capital Football's Canberra United Academy and proposals for a Canberra National Youth League team to be operated under a "user pay" system.

Big Bash: Canberra batsman set to learn from Sri Lankan great at Adelaide Strikers

Big bash: Jono Dean's bat splits in two as he plays a shot for the Adelaide Strikers during their BBL match against the Hobart Hurricanes.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets batsman Jono Dean intends to pick the brain of a man with more than 11,000 Test runs and 400 One-Day Internationals to his credit during his Big Bash League stint with the Adelaide...

W-League: Canberra United defender Rebecca Kiting forces her way into rock-solid back four

Rebecca Kiting has cemented her place in Canberra United's defence this season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United defender Rebecca Kiting is now an essential part of the side's rock-solid back four.

Perth Scorchers fast bowler Jason Behrendorff emerges as World T20 bolter with Big Bash return

Perth Scorchers fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is returning from a back injury.

Lee Gaskin Perth Scorchers paceman Jason Behrendorff can use the Big Bash League to stake his claim for a spot in Australia's squad for the World T20 championships in India.

The sport of kings returns to Canberra as polo moves into Thoroughbred Park

Andrew Williams of Willo Polo.

Lee Gaskin Picking a winner at Thoroughbred Park won't be restricted to the horse first past the post anymore with polo set to be resurrected in Canberra.

Big Bash: Torn side muscle forces Canberra's Nick Winter out of Renegades squad

Injury will force Canberra bowler Nick Winter of the Melbourne Renegades to miss most of the BBL.

Lee Gaskin A torn side muscle has ruled Canberra left-armer Nick Winter out for most of the Big Bash League.

Cricket: Sydney Sixers batsman Ryan Carters hands gloves to Brad Haddin for Big Bash League

New role: Ryan Carters expects to hand over wicketkeeping duties for the Sydney Sixers.

Lee Gaskin Sydney Sixers player Ryan Carters is happy to concentrate on making an impact with the bat and to hand the wicketkeeping gloves to retired great Brad Haddin for the Big Bash League.


Soccer: Canberra United Academy given green light to play in 2016 National Premier League

Capital Football's junior programs have been rebranded under the Canberra United Academy banner.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football technical director Warren Grieve says the formation of the Canberra United Academy is part of the bigger picture of having an A-League team in Canberra.

A-League: Brain inflammation sidelines Carl Valeri after brilliant start with Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri has been ruled out indefinitely with inflammation affecting part of his brain.

Lee Gaskin The immediate playing future of Canberra soccer star Carl Valeri is up in the air after the Melbourne Victory captain was diagnosed with an inflammatory condition affecting part of his brain.

Sydney Thunder batsman Aiden Blizzard trades in Canberra coaching for Big Bash bright lights

Cricket ACT coaching and education director Aiden Blizzard is with the Sydney Thunder for the Big Bash League.

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets coach Aiden Blizzard will be surrounded by superstars and international greats when he lines up for the Sydney Thunder in the explosive opening to the Big Bash League.

Cricket: Queanbeyan collects second trophy with Gallop Cup one-day grand final victory

Queanbeyan's Mark Higgs breaks a bat.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan's quest to win all three first-grade titles is still alive after cruising to the Gallop Cup crown.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals slump to 13th straight loss with heart-breaking 78-75 defeat

Capitals guard Renee Montgomery looks for a way past the Melbourne Boomers' defence.

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals suffered a heartbreaking 78-75 defeat to the Boomers on Sunday, their 13th loss in a row.

Wollongong's Ben Allen aims for world title after winning Canberra T3X Endurance Tri

Winners are grinners: Ben Allen celebrates crossing the finish line as the winner of Canberra's inaugural T3X Endurance Triathlon on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Inaugural Canberra endurance triathlon champion Ben Allen will use his victory as a stepping stone towards a world title next year.

Cricket: Queanbeyan hopes lightning strikes twice in Gallop Cup one-day final

Weston Creek Molonglo batsman Robbie Trickett with Dean Solway from Queanbeyan ahead of the Gallop Cup one-day grand final at Manuka Oval on Sunday.

Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan out to take advantage of a depleted Weston Creek Molonglo to secure a second piece of silverware this summer.

Canberra United wins fourth straight W-League game with 4-0 thumping of Adelaide United

Jenna McCormick celebrates her first ever W-League goal, which came against her former side in Canberra's 4-0 thrashing of Adelaide.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United continues to press its claims for back-to-back W-League titles after thumping Adelaide 4-0.

Cricket Australia plays straight bat to board member Tony Harrison's criticism of Canberra

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.

Lee Gaskin Cricket Australia won't comment on whether board member Tony Harrison's position is untenable after swipe at Canberra.

Saturday Serve: Cricket needs to evolve and deliver Canberra a day-night Test in 2016

Manuka Oval would light up for a day-night Test next year.

Lee Gaskin It's time cricket continues to evolve with a day-night Test match in Canberra next year.

Cricket: Canberra pair show potential with selection in Australian Under-19 squad

Driven: Queanbeyan batsman Henry Hunt.

Lee Gaskin The future of Canberra cricket is in good hands.

Triathlon: Michelle Wu returns after injury layoff for inaugural Canberra Endurance Triathlon

Canberra triathlete, Michelle Wu, is returning from a back injury and will compete in this Sunday's T3X Endurance Triathlon in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra triathlete Michelle Wu will compete in her first race since May at Sunday's Canberra Endurance Triathlon.