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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.


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

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


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.

Cameron McEvoy happy to share spoils with James Magnussen at Commonwealth Games

McEvoy hopes he and Magnussen can work together - along with Tommaso D'Orsogna and To - to get the Australian team off to a flying start at the Commonwealth Games in the men's 4 x 100m relay.

Lee Gaskin He is the new kid on the block who stunned world champion James Magnussen at the Commonwealth Games trials, but Cameron McEvoy does not care which one of them stands on top of the podium in Glasgow.


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.


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.


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.


Gracie Elvin climbs mountain to get back on track

Sport.  Canberra cyclist Gracie Elvin is looking to defend her Australian title at the National Road Championships in Ballarat in January.  16 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey  Chan.

Lee Gaskin National road champion Gracie Elvin credits her mountain-biking background for giving her the mental strength to reach the top.


Track silver for Canberra rider


Lee Gaskin Canberra cyclist Rebecca Wiasak has won her second medal at the track World Cup round in Manchester.


Don't be too harsh on young swim team: Coutts

Alicia Coutts.

Lee Gaskin Australia's most successful swimmer at this year's Olympic Games says criticism of the team's performance in London is ''harsh'' as the review into the sport begins.


Blue-sky attitude from champion cyclist

Canberra Cyclist Chloe Hosking has flown back from competing in Europe to race in the Oceania Road Cycling Championships. 
The Canberra Times
13 March 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin From riding in the snow to cruising around Lake Burley Griffin on a warm autumn day - you can't blame Chloe Hosking for losing her bearings.


Coutts considers different strokes

SPORT : centre Olympic swimmer Alicia Coutts with special olympic swimmers L-R Aidan Vergano,19 of Macgregor and Rianna Benson,26 of Dunlop at the AIS pool, Bruce . 4th April 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Renovating houses on reality TV is one of Alicia Coutts' post-swimming career options. But before she trades in her swimsuit for a sledge hammer, Australia's most decorated swimmer at last year's...


Wiasak up for challenge at home

Sport.  Canberra cyclists Tom Palmer from Drapac Professional Cycling and Rebecca Wiasak from Suzuki- Bontrager Cycling team at the National Museum ahead of the National Capital Tour.  19 September 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Rebecca Wiasak's has an important role to play for the Suzuki-Bontrager squad at the National Capital Tour.


Born to be an Olympian

Lee Gaskin BEN TREFFERS was born to be an Olympian. Just not for Australia.


Libby just keeps on smiling

26 April 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Lee Gaskin. Members of the Australian Women's Olympic Relay Squad at the AIS Pool. Facing media questions L to R Alicia Coutts, Leisel Jones and Libby Trickett.

Lee Gaskin The broadest grin in Australian sport doesn't leave the face of Libby Trickett - even when the dual gold medallist faces the prospect of being a tourist at the Olympic Games.