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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.

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Curling: Stunned Canada out of women's competition

GANGNEUNG, South Korea World and defending Olympic champions Canada, the most dominant force in women's curling, were knocked out at the preliminary stage after losing to Britain on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks of the Pyeongchang Games.

19 Feb 2018

Shiffrin to miss downhill after combined moved forward

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea American Mikaela Shiffrin has withdrawn from Wednesday’s women's Olympic downhill race after it was announced that the combined event would be brought forward 24 hours to Thursday because of fears of strong winds.

18 Feb 2018

Curling: Red light spells danger, and defeat, for Britain against Sweden

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Sweden's women extended their run to five wins from five at the Winter Olympic curling competition on Sunday but their extra-end victory over Britain came in controversial circumstances via a red-light foul that left confusion around the rink.

14 Feb 2018

Bobsleigh: Not so Cool Runnings as 'destructive' coach quits Jamaica team

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea The romantic "Cool Runnings" tale of Jamaica's Winter Olympic bobsleigh return was shattered spectacularly on Wednesday as the team's German coach resigned on the eve of the competition and was condemned as a destructive influence by a senior official.

02 Feb 2018

Rugby - Centre Te'o back for England against Italy

LONDON Centre Ben Te'o will play his first England test for almost a year and his first rugby of any sort for more than three months after overcoming an ankle injury to be included in the team named by Eddie Jones to face Italy in Rome on Sunday.

02 Feb 2018

Rugby-Centre Te'o back for England against Italy

LONDON, Feb 2 Centre Ben Te'o will play his first England test for almost a year after overcoming injury to be included in the team named by Eddie Jones to face Italy in Rome in their opening Six Nations match on Sunday.

24 Jan 2018

Rugby: Jones keen to play down England's Six Nations prospects

LONDON Coach Eddie Jones says England have been reduced to rank outsiders battling to field a fit XV as they begin the defence of their Six Nations title, a suggestion dismissed by England's rivals.

24 Jan 2018

Rugby - Re-energised Gatland in at the deep end with injury-hit Wales

LONDON Coach Warren Gatland says he feels refreshed after his British and Irish Lions interlude and he will need all that energy as his injury-ravaged Wales side get ready to host in-form Scotland in their Six Nations opener on Feb. 3.

18 Jan 2018

Rugby - Eight uncapped players in injury-hit England Six Nations squad

LONDON Eddie Jones has included eight uncapped players in his 35-man squad for next month's Six Nations opener in Italy as he seeks to cover a number of injury absences while also continuing to build towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

18 Jan 2018

Rugby-Eight uncapped players in injury-hit England Six Nations squad

LONDON, Jan 18 Eddie Jones has included eight uncapped players in his 35-man squad for next month's Six Nations opener in Italy as he seeks to cover a number of injury absences while also continuing to build towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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