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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Basketball: Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson eyes more glory following WNBL honour

Lee Gaskin She's always been pretty in pink, and the WNBL's newest life member wants to bring back her trademark socks to cap her career.

Women's sport

Glass half full: W-League, WNBL upbeat about TV cuts

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Lee Gaskin Television coverage of Australia's two main women's national league competitions has been cut in half, but the sporting organisations affected are confident it will result in increased exposure.

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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.

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Abby Bishop's best yet to come, says coach Carrie Graf

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals player Abby Bishop and Logan player Emma Langford in action. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals coach and former Australian mentor Carrie Graf believes star forward Abby Bishop can be a cornerstone of the Opals team for the next decade as she becomes one of the most dominant...

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Carrie Graf says not just yet for a Cannons revival

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf believes the city might not be big enough for a Cannons revival just yet.

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Canberra sporting bodies wary of high cost of chasing elite codes

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 07:  Nikolai Topor-Stanley of the Wanderers looks on during the Western Sydney Wanderers A-League season launch at Parramatta Stadium on October 7, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra's sporting bodies are taking a cautious approach to prospects of entry into any of Australia's three major summer codes.

Capitals revive a winning formula

NEWS: Canberra Capitals L-R Jess Bibby and Natalie Hurst will co-captain the side this season..  3rd OCTOBER 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin One is a returning ''local legend'', while the other has captained the Canberra Capitals for the past three seasons.

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Late pain for Capitals as fast-finishing Boomers edge narrow thriller

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals fall further behind the play-off race after an agonising loss to the Melbourne Boomers.

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Getting Nat Hurst into attack a Capital idea

Sport: Canberra Capitals v Dandenong Rangers at AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Natalie Hurst. 2nd of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals will work on getting dynamic scorer Nat Hurst more involved in their offence.

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No Jackson, no worries for Caps

Lauren Jackson

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are determined to prove their season-opening win without superstar Lauren Jackson wasn't a fluke as their lesser lights get another chance to shine.

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Capitals put an end to Bendigo's winning run

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Lee Gaskin A terrific defensive display by the Canberra Capitals inflicted the first defeat on the Bendigo Spirit on Sunday and kept them in the WNBL top four.

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Basketball ACT mourns Graf's father

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Lee Gaskin The Canberra basketball community is in mourning, with the father of Capitals and Australian Opals coach Carrie Graf passing away on Saturday.

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Bibby steels Capitals while Graf grieves

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals captain Jess Bibby has urged her side to stay in championship contention while coach Carrie Graf is grieving the death of her father, Richard.

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Capitals shine without Opal

Canberra Capitals player Samantha Norwood.

Lee Gaskin Write us off at your own peril. That's the message from under-rated forward Samantha Norwood as the Canberra Capitals continue to prove they are a WNBL championship contender without superstar Lauren...

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Caps' shooting woes prove costly

Lee Gaskin The Canberra Capitals are in free fall after dropping their sixth straight game and plummeting further adrift of the WNBL top four.

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Graf stalls on talks amid concern for future

SPORT - Canberra Capitals take on the Sydney Flames during a WNBL game at the AIS Arena Bruce, Canberra.  Capitals coach Carrie Graf during a time out.
2nd November 2012 
Photo : Colleen Petch

Lee Gaskin Capitals coach Carrie Graf wants to hear Basketball ACT's long-term ambitions before extending her contract.

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Jackson out for season after surgery

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Lee Gaskin Lauren Jackson's season is over before it began, with the Canberra Capitals confirming on Thursday that their marquee recruit has undergone season-ending surgery.

Capitals suspend Ardossi for tripping

Lee Gaskin Basketball ACT has taken the extraordinary step of suspending Canberra Capitals forward Brigitte Ardossi for the rest of the WNBL season.

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Rangers demolish Capitals

Capitals player, Michelle Cosier, left and Rangers player, Aimee Clydesdale.

Lee Gaskin A new year and a new uniform, but it was the same old result for the fumbling, bumbling Canberra Capitals.

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Capitals fail to pinch win

Lee Gaskin Jess Bibby missed a difficult, potential game-winning buzzer beater as the Canberra Capitals fell short of giving coach Carrie Graf a possible parting gift.