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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Sep 2017

England's NZ focus should be 2018, not World Cup - 'winning guru'

LONDON Humphrey Walters, the man behind the man who transformed England's rugby team into world champions, says the current squad need to forget about Japan 2019 when they face New Zealand next year in their first clash for four years.

13 Aug 2017

Semenya wins 800m gold; targets world record

LONDON Caster Semenya claimed another global title when she won the world 800 metres gold on Sunday and after surging clear to record one minute 55.16 seconds she said she now has an eye on the world record.

13 Aug 2017

Barshim sails to dominant world high jump gold

LONDON Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim secured the global high jump title his talent has promised for so long when he completed a faultless series in the World Championships on Sunday, culminating in a winning leap of 2.35 metres.

13 Aug 2017

Athletics: Barshim sails to dominant world high jump gold

LONDON Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim secured the global high jump title his talent has promised for so long when he completed a faultless series in the World Championships on Sunday, culminating in a winning leap of 2.35 metres.

13 Aug 2017

Athletics-Barshim sails to dominant world high jump gold

LONDON, Aug 13 Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim secured the global high jump title his talent has promised for so long when he completed a faultless series in the World Championships on Sunday, culminating in a winning leap of 2.35 metres.

13 Aug 2017

Coe bemoans Bolt's "devastating moment"

LONDON Sebastian Coe said he felt huge sympathy for Usain Bolt after the Jamaican pulled up with a hamstring problem during his final event on Saturday, but believes the great sprinter's departure will open the door for new talent to shine.

13 Aug 2017

Slick Britain win shock 4x100 relay gold as Bolt pulls up

LONDON Usain Bolt's final track appearance ended with pain and frustration on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 metres relay as Britain stunned the United States to win a shock gold medal.

12 Aug 2017

Comeback queen Pearson roars to world 100m hurdles gold

LONDON Australia's Sally Pearson completed one of the great sporting comebacks when she overcame two years of injury agony to win the world 100 metres hurdles title at the age of 30 on Saturday.

12 Aug 2017

Athletics-Britain win 4x100 metres relay as Bolt pulls up

LONDON, Aug 12 Usain Bolt's final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 metres relay as Britain beat the United States for a shock gold medal.

12 Aug 2017

Athletics-Pearson roars back to win world 100m hurdles gold

LONDON, Aug 12 Australia's Sally Pearson completed one of the great sporting comebacks when she overcame two years of injury agony to win the world 100 metres hurdles title at the age of 30 on Saturday.

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