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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

Australian World Cup referee Ben Williams' brush with Lionel Messi

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

Soccer

Ned Zelic backs Tom Rogic to shine for Socceroos at the World Cup

Tom Rogic, ahead of Wednesday's Socceroos selection for the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos captain Ned Zelic believes Tom Rogic can showcase his amazing skills on football's biggest stage and be Australia's X-factor at the World Cup.

Soccer

Australian referee Ben Williams prepares for football World Cup in Brazil

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Lee Gaskin The Socceroos are not be the only Australians hoping to impress in Brazil, with referee Ben Williams also fulfilling his World Cup dream.

Football

Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.

Cricket

ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell chasing World Cup glory with Southern Stars

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Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell is relishing the pressure of bowling the final over for Australia.

Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Cricket

ACT awaits World Cup announcement with bated breath

?pics of Manuka and lights by Ben Wrigley who works for Cox Architecture, designers of the lights.

Ian Warden Gang Gang, Canberra Times, 6th February 2013.

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Lee Gaskin Canberra will be in the international spotlight when a revamped Manuka Oval rolls out the red carpet to the 2015 cricket World Cup.

Football

Canberra referee Ben Williams gets call-up to World Cup in Brazil

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams was on his honeymoon in Europe during the last World Cup and watched the final from Spain.

Cricket

Ticket prices bowl over Canberra for 2015 World Cup

West Indies' Tino Best

Lee Gaskin Big crowds will be expected to pack Manuka Oval for the 2015 World Cup after organisers released affordable prices for Canberra’s three games.

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.

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.

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.

Canberra plays major part in 2015 Asian Cup

The AFC Asian Cup will see ten different countries play in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will be front and centre during the biggest sporting event in Asia next year.

Saturday Serve

Saturday Serve – Sheffield Shield still has an important place in Australian cricket

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Lee Gaskin The resurgence of the Australian Test team proves the Sheffield Shield still has an important place in the game's future.

Cricket

Tennis ball cricket is coach Anil Rideegammanagedera's secret to training

Lee Gaskin Hitting a tennis ball around the streets of Galle was how a man with one of the longest surnames in world cricket learnt the game.

Cricket

Rene Farrell's rise from the Ashes

ACT Meteors' Rene Farrell.

Lee Gaskin Rene Farrell credits her move to Canberra as aiding her international renaissance.

Cricket

Adam Ritchard keen to deliver an all-round Sunday service for Tuggeranong

Lee Gaskin Adam Ritchard's long-term ambition is to become a minister in the Christian church.

Cricket

Canberra a chance to host Sheffield Shield final

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Lee Gaskin Canberra is in the mix to host the Sheffield Shield final for the first time.

Football

Injured Ashleigh Sykes not a happy camper for Matildas

Sport.  W-League Canberra United vs Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park.  Canberra United player Ashleigh Sykes chases after a loose ball during the Semi Final match.  15 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes has been ruled out of a Matildas selection camp with concussion.