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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


Matildas star Sally Shipard calls time on her magnificent football career

Lee Gaskin Sally Shipard packed a lot into her career for someone forced to retire so young.


Belconnen takes on Canberra in ACT netball

Belconnen sharpshooter Sepi Langi.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen's attacking duo of Sepi Langi and Lisa Kaye will be out to continue their sharp-shooting ways on Friday in a blockbuster clash against Canberra.

Belconnen and Canberra clash in top of the table netball encounter

Lee Gaskin Belconnen's attacking duo of Sepi Langi and Lisa Kaye will be out to continue their sharp-shooting ways in Friday night's top of the table ACT State League encounter.


Nikolai Topor-Stanley confident Western Sydney Wanderers can stay focused on A-League title

Wanderers defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Lee Gaskin Nikolai Topor-Stanley insists the impending loss of star imports Shinji Ono and Youssouf Hersi won't distract the Wanderers.


ACT contingent in Hockeyroos and Kookaburras squads for World Cup

Lee Gaskin Six players from the Canberra region will contest the men's and women's hockey world cups this year.


Harriet Burbidge-Smith quits school to chase BMX dream

Need for speed: Harriet Burbidge-Smith.

Lee Gaskin Canberra BMX racer Harriet Burbidge-Smith has made a ''huge gamble'' to chase her world championship and Olympic Games dreams.


Adam Rogic, brother of Tom, enjoys return to Canberra National Premier League

Lee Gaskin The backyard soccer games between Canberra Olympic midfielder Adam Rogic and his younger brother got pretty heated.


David Howell returns from English Super League to play for Gungahlin Bulls

Lee Gaskin Former Canberra Raiders journeyman David Howell returns to the capital with the Gungahlin Bulls.


Australian Paralympic Committee checking review on Canberra swimmer Hayley Morris

The career of Hayley Morris is in limbo.

Lee Gaskin Australian Paralympic Committee chief executive Jason Hellwig wants to be assured the correct protocols were followed for Canberra teenager Hayley Morris' unsuccessful review.


Canberra Capitals Academy still searching for first win in South East Australian Basketball League


Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals Academy coach Sandy Tomley says her young side are learning despite their fifth straight loss.


Canberra City snatches 90th minute equaliser to share spoils with Woden Valley


Lee Gaskin A 10-man Canberra City team snatched a 90th-minute equaliser to ensure an unbeaten start at its new home in Gungahlin.


University of Canberra pulls off upset in women's hockey


Lee Gaskin University of Canberra shows it wants to be a finals contender with stunning 4-3 upset of Old Canberrans in women's Capital League.


Canberra teenager Hayley Morris denied Commonwealth Games dream

Haley Morris is in Sao Paulo in Brazil with the Australian para swim team where she was set to compete in the women's 100m breaststroke in the open SB9 classification.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Hayley Morris has had her international clearance to race in a disability division denied, robbing her the chance of competing at the Commonwealth Games.

Ice hockey

CBR Brave hammer Sydney Ice Dogs for inaugural victory in Australian Ice Hockey League

Canberra Brave vs Sydney Ice Dogs.
Kai Miettinen celebrates his goal.
Filed: Saturday, 26 April 2014 8:50:41 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Lee Gaskin The CBR Brave has broken through for the first win in the club's history.

Hockey: Wrap of Canberra's men competition

Lee Gaskin Round one of the Canberra men's hockey competition - no pics.

Saturday Serve

Canberra sporting extravaganza should happen for 100th anniversary of Anzac Day

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Lee Gaskin Next year is the 100th anniversary of Australian troops landing at Gallipoli, and also the perfect time for a Canberra sports extravaganza to remember Anzac Day.

CBR Brave captain Mark Rummukainen returns for first game of Australian Ice Hockey League

Mark Rummukainen.

Lee Gaskin He was a leading force behind the birth of the CBR Brave, and captain Mark Rummukainen has returned from the world championships to lead the side for the first time.

Just A Blur changes gear to loom as Wagga Guineas hope

Lee Gaskin A simple gear change could be just the trick for Canberra filly Just A Blur taking out the $40,000 Wagga Guineas next week.

Melissa Breen skips IAAF world relays to focus on Commonwealth Games build-up

Melissa Breen will skip the world relays to focus on the Commonwealth Games.

Lee Gaskin Australia's fastest woman, Melissa Breen, will miss the inaugural IAAF world relays, but will be available to carry the baton at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Hockey ACT reigning champions Central, St Pat's have a point to prove

Lee Gaskin While Central is aiming to continue its domination in a vastly different-looking men's division, St Pat's women's team wants to add another piece of silverware to last year's breakthrough success.