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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

14 Aug 2018

Rugby - Australia keen to measure up against All Blacks

MELBOURNE Australia coach Michael Cheika's hopes of fielding a settled side during the Rugby Championship have been dented by a midfield injury blow but the Wallabies will head into the tournament with some optimism, if not outright confidence.

12 Aug 2018

Wallabies captain Hooper cleared for Bledisloe opener

MELBOURNE Australia captain Michael Hooper has been cleared for Saturday's opening Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup test against the All Blacks after recovering from a hamstring injury.

08 Aug 2018

Soccer - Bolt must prove himself like any other player, say Mariners

MELBOURNE Usain Bolt will be granted all the time he needs to prove himself worthy of a contract at the Central Coast Mariners but the retired athletics superstar will have to prove himself like any other player, officials at the struggling Australian soccer club have said.

06 Aug 2018

Soccer-Japan's Honda signs with Melbourne Victory

MELBOURNE Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda has signed with Melbourne Victory for the 2018/19 season, the A-League champions said on Monday.

30 Jul 2018

Tennis - Indigenous breakthrough a matter of time, says Goolagong-Cawley

MELBOURNE Nearly half a century after Evonne Goolagong-Cawley became the first Aboriginal Australian to win a grand slam title at the 1971 French Open, the nation still waits for another indigenous talent to emerge and claim the game's highest honours.

06 Jul 2018

Belgium coach Martinez 'proudest man on earth' after toppling Brazil

KAZAN, Russia Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said he was the "proudest man on earth" and lavished praise on his "underdog" team for having the belief to upset five-times champions Brazil on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for only the second time.

06 Jul 2018

Belgium coach Martinez 'proudest man on earth' after toppling Brazil

KAZAN, Russia Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said he was the "proudest man on earth" and lavished praise on his "underdog" team for having the belief to upset five-times champions Brazil on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for only the second time.

06 Jul 2018

Soccer-Belgium coach Martinez "proudest man on earth" after toppling Brazil

KAZAN, Russia, July 6 Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said he was the "proudest man on earth" and lavished praise on his "underdog" team for having the belief to upset five-times champions Brazil on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for only the second time.

05 Jul 2018

Tite backs under-fire Neymar, expects 'beautiful' Belgium clash

KAZAN, Russia Brazil coach Tite has defended Neymar from criticism over his histrionics on the pitch and said he was just happy to have the team's talisman playing "at his best" ahead of Friday's quarter-final against Belgium. | Video

05 Jul 2018

Brazil's Fernandinho to duel with Manchester City club mate De Bruyne

KAZAN, Russia Fernandinho has been Brazil's supporting actor off the bench at the World Cup but is set for a bigger role in Friday's quarter-final against Belgium when he will face off against his brilliant Manchester City team mate Kevin De Bruyne.

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