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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JAKARTA When you are born with six toes on each foot like Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman, you cannot help being fussy about your footwear.
JAKARTA Japan have sent home four players from their Asian Games men's basketball team for spending the night with women in a Jakarta hotel, delegation head Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Monday.
JAKARTA Jeon Hee-sook defended her title in women's individual foil on Monday, prolonging compatriot Nam Hyun-hee's wait to become South Korea's most decorated Asian Games athlete on Monday.
JAKARTA The three sports which recorded the most doping cases in the last 12 years risk being trimmed or dropped altogether from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) calendar, its president Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah said on Monday.
JAKARTA Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar faded on a day when Bajrang Punia emerged as the new poster boy of Indian wrestling after claiming the country's first gold at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Sunday.
JAKARTA Defia Rosmaniar produced Indonesia's first gold medal in their home Asian Games and instantly became toast of the social media in her country on Sunday.
JAKARTA Having spent five days as a child clinging to a tree in the wake of a tsunami, Indian cyclist Deborah Herold has some perspective on the concept of fear of failure in the sporting arena.
JAKARTA Sun Peiyuan won the first gold of the 18th Asian Games in Wushu to give powerhouse China a perfect start to their campaign on Sunday.
JAKARTA A spectacular pyrotechnic show, including a simulated volcanic eruption, lit up the Jakarta skyline on Saturday night as Indonesia rolled out the red carpet for the continent's elite athletes in the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games.
JAKARTA Japan will go toe-to-toe with China at the 18th Asian Games, hoping sparring with the continent's most dominant sporting nation will boost their bid for a record medal haul in their home Olympics in 2020, its delegation chief said on Saturday.
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