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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

Canberra United hoping the W-League finds new television broadcast partner

Canberra United midfielder Lori Lindsey hopes another TV broadcaster will show the W-League next season.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United midfielder Lori Lindsey hopes the W-League can find another broadcaster to continue to promote the sport in the wake of funding cuts to the ABC.

Soccer

Canberra teenager embarking on two-week trip with West Ham United International Soccer Academy

Daramalan College student Alexandru Uricaru will leave on a two-week tour of Britain with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Alexandru Uricaru will train with the West Ham United International Soccer Academy.

Cricket

Canberra cricketer Ben Oakley hails influence of Phillip Hughes

Ben Oakley feels grateful for the time he spent with Phillip Hughes.

Lee Gaskin Wests/UC captain Ben Oakley pays tribute Australian batsman Phillip Hughes for his guidance.

Basketball

Canberra Capitals expecting Adelaide Lightning recruits to come out firing in WNBL reunion

Carley Mijovic and Alex Bunton will take on their former teammates on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin The Capitals expect ex-players Alex Bunton and Carley Mijovic to fire up against them on Saturday,

Cricket

Meteors debutante trades rugby boots for keeper's gloves in National Cricket League

Wicket-keeper Rebecca Maher will make her debut for the ACT Meteors this weekend.

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors wicket-keeper Rebecca Maher will make her debut in the Women's National Cricket League after spending the past five years playing rugby union.

Soccer

Tuggeranong United loses several players to rival clubs after FFA Cup appearance

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Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United's exposure in the FFA Cup has played a role in several players attracting the attention of rival clubs for next season.

TV cuts would be devastating, says Capitals' Graf

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Lee Gaskin and Chris Wilson Canberra United and Canberra Capitals players on possible cuts to coverage of women's sport with the budget cuts at the ABC.

Michael Hussey humbled to be named captain of Prime Minister's XI against England

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces that Michael Hussey will captain the Prime Minister's XI in January.

Lee Gaskin Australian batting great Michael Hussey on his announcement as captain of the PM's XI against England at Manuka Oval on January 14.

Soccer

Canberra FC sets lofty goals after signing four new players for the Capital Football National Premier League

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC is aiming to return to the top of the Capital Football National Premier League after signing four players for next season.

Canberra's Jason Behrendorff in the mix with Australia's next generation of fast bowlers

Jason Behrendorff has been backed to continue his rapid development.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Jason Behrendorff sits comfortably among Australia's next generation of fast bowlers.

Canberra cricket fans show appetite for international games, packing Manuka Oval for Australia v South Africa

The Proteas' Morne Morkel toiled following his man-of-the-match performance in the second one-day international.

Lee Gaskin Canberra cricket fans voted with their feet to show they deserve international games on a regular basis, drawing a bigger crowd than either of the two games in Perth.

Michael Hussey urges Test selectors to roll the dice with Callum Ferguson

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Jon Tuxworth, Lee Gaskin Michael Hussey has urged Australia to roll the dice and hand Callum Ferguson a Test debut if skipper Michael Clarke is ruled out, insisting the South Australian can emulate his own Test career and...

South Africa's Dale Steyn downplays feud with Michael Clarke ahead of Canberra ODI

Cold shoulder: Michael Clarke turns his back on Dale Steyn in Perth last Friday.

Lee Gaskin South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn downplays his feud with Michael Clarke, but vows to continue his aggressive approach against Australia.

Cricket

Australian cricket greats Glenn McGrath and Michael Hussey try their hand at blind cricket

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth Australian cricket greats Michael Hussey and Glenn McGrath tried out blind cricket as part of Blind Cricket ACT receiving a grant from the CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorship program.

Australia will dominate India in Test series, says Glenn McGrath

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Lee Gaskin Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath has questioned the decision to rest in-form paceman Mitchell Johnson for the final three one-day internationals against South Africa.

Athletics

Disabled runners take on able-bodied counterparts at the Queanbeyan Gift

From left, Lachlan Foote,17 of Fadden, Adam Cunningham,23 of Kambah and Will O'Neill,18 of Holder will be competing in the Queanbeyan Gift.

Lee Gaskin They're the three disabled runners who will be taking on their able-bodied counterparts and chasing a share in $45,000 prizemoney at the Queanbeyan Gift.

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh not taking Test spot for granted against India at the Gabba

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh isn't taking his spot in the Test team for granted.

Lee Gaskin Mitchell Marsh isn't assuming he will be a walk-up start for the first Test against India at the Gabba.

Cricket

Comets eager to back David Dawson with Futures League batting

Lee Gaskin The ACT Comets batting order is desperate to take the pressure off captain David Dawson.

Queanbeyan's Ray Jones wins Queen's Prize at ACT Rifle Championship

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Lee Gaskin Queanbeyan's Ray Jones won his first Queen's Prize title in 13 years on Sunday.

Cricket

Wests/UC beat Eastlake by five runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in rain-affected Gallop Cup game

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Lee Gaskin Wests/UC batsman Adam Hewitt belted a six off the first ball on what turned out to be the final over of the game to deliver his side a five-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis method against Eastlake...