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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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15 Sep 2017

Evidence found in Sochi drugs probe to charge athletes, IOC says

LIMA A first batch of athletes suspected of having been part of a Russian doping ring at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games may soon be charged by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the head of the investigation said on Friday.

15 Sep 2017

Korea crisis no problem for Pyeongchang - North Korean IOC member

LIMA The Pyeongchang winter Olympics in February will not be affected by the escalating crisis on the peninsula and North Korea will hopefully be able to send athletes, the country's International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung said on Friday.

15 Sep 2017

Doping-tainted weightlifting must reform or risk 2024 Games spot

LIMA Weightlifting will have to pass several hurdles to prove it is doping-free or it risks losing its established Olympic spot for the Paris 2024 Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday.

15 Sep 2017

Olympics-Evidence found in Sochi drugs probe to charge athletes, IOC says

LIMA, Sept 15 A first batch of athletes suspected of having been part of a Russian doping ring at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics may soon be charged with doping-related offences, the head of the investigation said on Friday.

14 Sep 2017

Olympics - Pyeongchang-bound athletes not worried about North Korea

LIMA Athletes preparing for next year's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have not expressed concerns about their safety amid an escalating crisis with North Korea, international federation chiefs said.

14 Sep 2017

Former U.N. chief Ban heads IOC ethics amid ongoing probes

LIMA Former U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was elected head of the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission on Thursday as the Olympic body battles to improve its image amid a string of corruption cases involving senior members.

14 Sep 2017

IOC crowns Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 in unique double

LIMA Paris was awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles the 2028 Games on Wednesday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades of tradition to vote on a unique double allocation.

13 Sep 2017

Pyeongchang 2018 Games struggle with tickets and legacy

LIMA The basics for next year's Pyeongchang winter Olympics are in place but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urged Games organisers on Wednesday to boost promotion and ticket sales and ensure no white elephants were left standing after the event.

13 Sep 2017

Baseball and softball target Paris 2024 and LA 2028

LIMA Baseball and softball's chances of continuing as Olympic sports increased considerably on Wednesday after the city of Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Olympic Games.

13 Sep 2017

Olympics-Baseball 'can benefit from LA 2028 Games decision'

LIMA, Sept 13 Baseball and softball's chances of continuing as Olympic sports increased considerably on Wednesday after the city of Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Olympic Games.

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