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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

CA issues challenge to cricket in ACT

Lee Gaskin Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says Canberrans should treat the inaugural visit of the Australian team like it's the last, to prove the demand for elite cricket is genuine.

Football

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

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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.

Football

Japan's likely Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra moved to Sydney to suit TV broadcasters

Lee Gaskin The Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra likely to feature Japan has been switched to Sydney.

Racing

Former Canberra jockey Ray Silburn in intensive care unit

Former jockey Ray Silburn is in intensive care.

Lee Gaskin The thoughts and prayers of the racing community are with former Canberra jockey Ray Silburn after he was admitted to the intensive care unit of a Canberra hospital.

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.

Football

Tuggeranong United not sure what to expect from Canberra FC after coach sacked

Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC in today's match.

Lee Gaskin Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC following the decision to axe Ray Junna.

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.

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.

Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal to shake up club's culture

Canberra FC's Alex Oloriegbe and Cooma's Jordano Sanmartin.

Lee Gaskin Interim Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal is intent on changing the culture at the powerhouse club and is happy for players to leave if they don't buy into his system.

Football

Canberra FC in hunt for league championship

Canberra FC striker Alex Oloriegbe.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC remains in the hunt for the league championship after easily disposing of Woden Valley on Saturday.

Football

Tuggeranong United slumps to fourth straight loss in Canberra National Premier League

Tuggeranong United goalkeeper Rowan Shepherd is on the ground after colliding with Canberra Olympic's Daniel Barac.

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw has put his squad on notice after 4-1 loss to Canberra Olympic.

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.

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.

Cost of renovation will determine future of Canberra Racing's synthetic track

Lee Gaskin Canberra Racing will wait for news on any potential move to a super track before deciding how much it will invest on upgrading its synthetic track.

Canberra Olympic remaining calm despite slow start in Canberra National Premier League

soccer

Lee Gaskin Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia insists it's not time to hit the panic button despite the reigning grand final winners making a sluggish start to its title defence.

Soccer

Canberra Olympic beats Belconnen United to end losing streak

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Lee Gaskin Reigning premiers Canberra Olympic sent a clear message they will not give up its title without a fight after defeating previously unbeaten Belconnen United.

Soccer

Australian referee Ben Williams prepares for football World Cup in Brazil

Ben Williams

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.

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean re-signs with Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League

Lee Gaskin Hard-hitting Canberra batsman Jono Dean could form a devastating one-two punch with master blaster Craig Simmons after signing a two-year contract extension with the Adelaide Strikers.