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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WELLINGTON Rugby World Cup planning has loomed into full view with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen opting not to tinker with his team for the second test against France in Wellington on Saturday while Jacques Brunel has made five changes to the visiting side.
WELLINGTON The outcome of Saturday's first test between the All Blacks and France could well be determined by who copes best with their lengthy injury lists as both sides are set to field below-strength lineups for the clash at Eden Park.
WELLINGTON There was no hiding the eagerness of Wellington Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd in the leadup to Friday's Super Rugby blockbuster against the champion Canterbury Crusaders, a clash that could do plenty to shape the Super Rugby playoffs.
WELLINGTON The Auckland Blues' creation of unwanted history as the first New Zealand side to lose to the Jaguares in Super Rugby has plunged the team into a fresh crisis.
WELLINGTON Anti-gay comments made by Israel Folau continued to engulf Australian rugby on Thursday with players in New Zealand criticising the Wallabies back, while pundits castigated the country's governing body for its handling of the situation.
GOLD COAST, Australia Watching New Zealand's women win the first rugby sevens Commonwealth Games title had inspired the men's team to complete a golden double against their respective Rio Olympic champions on Sunday, Tim Mikkelson said.
GOLD COAST, Australia Helen Housby held her nerve in the final second to score the winning goal as England upset the heavily favoured Australians 52-51 and clinch a dramatic gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
GOLD COAST, Australia Heavyweight boxer David Nyika did more than just win his second Commonwealth Games gold medal on Saturday. He shut the parochial Australian crowd up.
GOLD COAST, Australia As a popular holiday destination, the Gold Coast is a pretty vibrant place for most of the time, but throw a big sporting event in a country obsessed with athletic pursuits into the mix and the buzz around the place is almost tangible.
GOLD COAST, Australia With a New Zealand flag hanging off her massive shoulders, Commonwealth Games shot put silver medallist Valerie Adams never looked more contented.
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