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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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15 Aug 2018

Games - Thailand banks on sepaktakraw returns for medals boost

Thailand's sepaktakraw players will have little room for error at the Asian Games in Indonesia if the nation are to improve on the 12 overall gold medals they won at the last edition of the multi-sport event at Incheon in 2014.

06 Aug 2018

Cricket - Steyn banking on experience for one last tilt at World Cup

MUMBAI Dale Steyn is determined to make next year's World Cup his limited overs swansong and thinks his experience could make a big difference to South Africa's otherwise raw white ball pace attack.

31 Jul 2018

Cricket - South Africa milestone becomes a millstone for Steyn

MUMBAI Dale Steyn admits overtaking Shaun Pollock to become South Africa's highest wicket-taker has become something of a millstone around his neck but he is determined to prove he still has lot more to offer than merely claiming a 422nd test victim.

30 Jul 2018

Ball-tampering a 'cry for help' in unbalanced sport - Steyn

MUMBAI South African paceman Dale Steyn believes this year's Australian ball-tampering scandal could be viewed as a "cry for help" because the balance between bat and ball in cricket has become so skewed in favour of the batsmen.

23 Jul 2018

Tendulkar backs Kuldeep to shine in England tests

MUMBAI Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has backed Kuldeep Yadav's inclusion in India's five-test series against England, saying the tricky left-arm wristspinner could prove quite a handful against Joe Root and his men.

20 Jul 2018

Tendulkar wants to take academy beyond traditional pockets

MUMBAI Sachin Tendulkar waited five years since retirement before launching his own academy and the India batting great wants to take the venture beyond cricket's traditional pockets, he told Reuters on Friday.

07 Jul 2018

Hosts Russia disappointed but exit World Cup stage with pride

SOCHI, Russia Russia's unexpected World Cup run ended on penalties after a thrilling quarter-final against Croatia on Saturday, and the hosts left the stage having earned the admiration of fans both home and abroad for their indomitable spirit.

07 Jul 2018

Soccer-Croatia beat Russia on penalties to set up England semi-final

SOCHI, Russia, July 7 Croatia beat hosts Russia 4-3 on penalties after the teams were level at 2-2 following extra time in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday and will meet England in the semi-finals.

06 Jul 2018

Captain Modric dreaming of Croatia's fairytale finish in Russia

SOCHI, Russia Luka Modric has already done enough at the World Cup to upstage some top names in contemporary soccer but when he steps into the Fisht Stadium by the Black Sea on Saturday against Russia, he will have a chance to become part of Croatia's folklore.

05 Jul 2018

Croatia's side can surpass its stars of '98, says Lovren

SOCHI, Russia Croatia's successful run in the 1998 World Cup in France, when they finished third, has been something of a burden for the generations that followed, but the current group in Russia could even surpass them, defender Dejan Lovren said on Thursday.

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