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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

Canberra United goalie Chantel Jones ready to earn her keep

Lee Gaskin Canberra United goalkeeper Chantel Jones faces the big ask of taking over from Matildas shot-stopper Lydia Williams.

Canberra United all smiles as it aims to take out the W-League championship

Canberra United players Holly Houston, left, hams it up next to Lori Lindsey, 2nd from left, during the Canberra United season launch at the University of Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United aiming to make up for the disappointment of last season and win the W-League championship.

Cricket

Big Bash League final may become permanent fixture in Canberra

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Lee Gaskin The door remains open for the Big Bash League final to become a permanent fixture in Canberra.

Soccer

Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman chasing World Cup berth as W-League kicks off

Michelle Heyman of Canberra United during the W-League season launch.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman chasing World Cup berth ahead of new W-League season.

Football

Sydney FC still the Harbour City's No.1 team, says Alex Brosque

Alex Brosque

Lee Gaskin Alex Brosque says Sydney FC remain the Harbour City's No.1 team - despite the success of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Football

Tuggeranong United to host Melbourne Victory and Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong players celebrate their penalty shootout win over South Hobart in the FFA Cup round of 32.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will have their wish when they host A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory in the FFA Cup.

Cycling

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak wins King Valley Tour, but may miss remaining rounds of National Road Series

Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak.

Lee Gaskin Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak led from start to finish to take out the latest round of the National Road Series.

Football

United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen praises US star Lori Lindsey ahead of W-League swansong

Elisabeth Migchelsen returns as Canberra United coach.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen wants to send retiring star Lori Lindsey out on a high.

Football

Canberra FC hosts second Sydney A-League side in pre-season match-up

Canberra FC hosted the Western Sydney Wanderers in July, and will face Sydney FC in September.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will host its second A-League team in as many months when glamour club Sydney FC plays at Deakin Stadium in September.

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

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

Dante Exum training with the Australian Boomers at the AIS on Thursday.

Lee Gaskin Life has definitely changed for Dante Exum.

Basketball

Australian Boomers young gun Ben Simmons learns from guarding NBA superstar LeBron James

Rising star Ben Simmons.

Lee Gaskin Ben Simmons credits a chat with LeBron James for helping him handle the hype of being labelled the next big thing.

Basketball

Boomers bolter Cameron Bairstow follows Luc Longley's lead with Chicago Bulls

Sweet home Chicago: Cameron Bairstow has been drafted by the Bulls with the 49th pick.

Lee Gaskin He is the Boomers bolter who has exploded in the past 12 months - Cameron Bairstow, following in the footsteps of Australian great Luc Longley in joining the Chicago Bulls.

Indoor cricket

ACT Rockets players Vinesh Bennett and Matthew Floros in Australian indoor cricket team for World Cup

Lee Gaskin ACT's Vinesh Bennett and Matthew Floros selected in Australian men's indoor cricket team for World Cup.

Football

Canberra FC has two players sent off in 4-1 Capital Football National Premier League loss to FFA Centre of Excellence

Canberra FC's Ian Graham received his marching orders after a second yellow card.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC's title aspirations took a savage blow, with two players sent off in a costly 4-1 loss to FFA COE.

Basketball

Boomers chasing medal at FIBA World Cup without Ben Simmons

Cameron Bairstow, Dante Exum and Matthew Dellavedova are three of the four Boomers players who are signed to NBA clubs.

Lee Gaskin Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis signalled his intent to chase the country's first medal in men's basketball.

Basketball

Nathan Jawai beats neck injury to join Boomers for World Cup

Baby Boomer: Centre Nathan Jawai.

Lee Gaskin He's the ''difference maker'' for the Australian Boomers - a 2.08 metre, 127 kilogram wrecking ball once nicknamed ''Baby Shaq''.

Basketball

Australian young gun Ben Simmons misses out on Boomers squad for the FIBA World Cup

Young gun Ben Simmons believes the Boomers can contend for an Olympic Games gold medal.

Lee Gaskin Australian young gun Ben Simmons has missed out on the Boomers squad for the FIBA World Cup.

Football

A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers win 1-0 against Canberra FC in pre-season friendly

soccer

Lee Gaskin Western Sydney Wanderers downed Canberra FC 1-0 in a pre-season trial on Wednesday night.

Cricket

Canberra to host the 2014-15 Big Bash League cricket final

Ryan Carters of the Thunder bats during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder.

Lee Gaskin Canberra's big summer of cricket keeps getting bigger.