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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

04 Dec 2017

Bolt overwhelmed by unveiling of statue where it all began

KINGSTON Multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has described the unveiling of his statue in front of Kingston's National Stadium as one of the greatest moments of his career.

27 Oct 2017

Doping - Jamaican sprinter Livermore give two-year ban

KINGSTON, Jamaica Commonwealth Games 200m bronze medallist Jason Livermore has been given a two-year ban for doping, Jamaica's Independent Disciplinary Panel said on Friday.

07 Aug 2017

Sore Bolt to run in 4x100 metres qualifying

LONDON Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 metres relay heats for Jamaica on Saturday despite being a bit sore after winning bronze in the 100m final at the weekend, he told Reuters on Monday.

03 Aug 2017

Jamaican authorities back Russia's failed attempt to have doping ban lifted

London Jamaican athletics authorities are in the firing line once again after voting in favour of a bid to lift Russia's ban from international competition for doping.

30 Jul 2017

Athletics - Never bet against Bolt, says Bailey

KINGSTON Former 100 metres world record holder Donovan Bailey has backed Usain Bolt to bow out in triumph at the world championships next month despite his slow buildup to the athletics showpiece.

07 Jul 2017

Jamaica's Livermore tests positive says anti-doping panel chief

KINGSTON, Jamaica Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 200-metres bronze medalist Jason Livermore tested positive for a banned substance in December, the chairman of the country's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel said on Friday.

26 Jun 2017

Athletics - Jamaican Blake completes sprint double

KINGSTON Yohan Blake won the 200 metres in 19.97 seconds to complete a sprint double at the Jamaican nationals and world championship trials on Sunday.

25 Jun 2017

Olympic champion McLeod sets sizzling 110m hurdles pace

KINGSTON Reigning Olympic 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod ran a sizzling 12.90 seconds in Kingston on Saturday to lay down a marker ahead of the world championships.

24 Jun 2017

Thompson wins Jamaican 100m title with year-best time

KINGSTON Jamaica's Olympic champion sprinter Elaine Thompson defended her national 100 metres title in Kingston on Friday with a world leading time of 10.71 seconds.

14 Jun 2017

Athletics: Jamaican hurdler Spencer cleared of anti-doping rule violation

KINGSTON Jamaica's Kaliese Spencer, the 2014 Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion, was on Tuesday cleared of an anti-doping rule violation by an independent disciplinary panel.

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