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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Utah Jazz's Dante Exum now a key player for Australian Boomers at basketball World Cup

Lee Gaskin Life has definitely changed for Dante Exum.

Basketball

Australian Opals players Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips chasing a WNBA championship

Penny Taylor.

Lee Gaskin Two Australian Opals are trying to emulate Patty Mills by launching a strong bid to win the WNBA title.

Basketball

Coddington, Hurst spark drought-breaking win for Canberra Capitals Academy

Capitals player Alice Coddington.

Lee Gaskin Twenty points from Alice Coddington and 19 from Australian Opals point guard Nat Hurst helped the Canberra Capitals Academy to just their second win.

Football

Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams suffers knee injury in the US

Injury blow: Lydia Williams.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams suffered a knee injury while playing in the US on Sunday.

Basketball

NBA champions Patty Mills and Aron Baynes crash Fox Sports live cross

San Antonio Spurs teammates Aron Baynes and Patty Mills hijacked a live broadcast by Fox Sports News reporter Julian De Stoop.

Lee Gaskin He may have just put pen to paper on a $12 million contract, but NBA champion Patty Mills proved he's still a big kid at heart with a hilarious prank on national television.

Football

Australian World Cup referee Ben Williams' brush with Lionel Messi

Canberra referee Ben Williams impressed at the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams hopes his performances on the game's biggest stage inspire future generations of referees.

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.

Cycling

Canberra's cycling culture an important cog for international expertise

Lee Gaskin Canberra's roads provide the perfect platform for training, but Jessie MacLean reckons the city's cycling culture plays just as an important factor in producing international-quality riders.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking using Giro Rosa as preparation for Commonwealth Games

Canberra cyclist Chloe Hosking is using the Giro Rosa as preparation for the Commonwealth Games.

Lee Gaskin Chloe Hosking knows she won't be an unknown quantity at the Commonwealth Games this time around.

Football

Canberra FC coach's future uncertain after 3-2 loss to Cooma Tigers

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC is set to host Western Sydney Wanderers this month. But they may do so without a coach.

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.

Swimming

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.

Swimming

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.

Basketball

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

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

BMX

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.

Football

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.

Football

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.

Football

Matildas star Sally Shipard calls time on her magnificent football career

Sally Shipard with Ellie Brush during  her Canberra United career.

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

Soccer

Tuggeranong United score 91st minute winner to stun reigning champions

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Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United has pulled off the upset of the Canberra National Premier League season, scoring a 91st minute winner to stun reigning champions Canberra Olympic 3-2.

Former Olyroo Adam Casey joins Tuggeranong in Canberra NPL

Lee Gaskin Former Australian under-23 international Adam Casey is looking to pass on his experience to the next generation of Canberra footballers in the National Premier League.