Mark Gleeson

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

11 Aug 2017

Davies welcomes South African pair into PRO14 competition

CAPE TOWN British Lions centre Jonathan Davies says the addition of two South African teams into the PRO14 tournament from next month offers players in the Celtic league a chance to test themselves against tough opposition on a regular basis.

11 Aug 2017

Rugby - South Africa will not desert SANZAAR after joining PRO14

CAPE TOWN South African rugby will benefit from two of its teams playing in the northern hemisphere PRO14 competition and this will not come at the cost of existing relationships in the south, SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux said on Friday.

01 Aug 2017

Renewed scrutiny for Semenya as she chases double gold

CAPE TOWN Caster Semenya is making a bold bid for double gold in the women’s 800m and 1500m but her only guarantee at the World Athletics Championship in London is further scrutiny of the gender controversy that has dogged her career.

31 Jul 2017

Van Niekerk double bid could steal some of Bolt's thunder

CAPE TOWN Usain Bolt’s farewell will be the major narrative at the world championships but South African speedster Wayde van Niekerk’s bid for the 200 and 400m double could steal some of his spotlight.

21 Jul 2017

Soccer: New statutes for African soccer as Zanzibar kicked out

RABAT African soccer passed changes to its statutes on Friday to bring them into line with reforms at global body FIFA following its corruption scandal, and dropped Zanzibar as one of its members after deciding its admission had breached the rules.

21 Jul 2017

Football - African Nations Cup to be moved to June/July from 2019

RABAT The African Nations Cup will move from January to June and July from its next staging in Cameroon in 2019, and be expanded from 16 to 24 teams, the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided on Thursday.

21 Jul 2017

Soccer-African Nations Cup to be moved to June/July from 2019

RABAT, July 20 The African Nations Cup will be moved to June and July and the size of the competition will grow from 16 to 24 finalists from the next edition in 2019, the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee decided on Thursday.

19 Jul 2017

Nations Cup to be expanded and timing changed: CAF

RABAT The African Nations Cup finals are set to be expanded to 24 teams and moved to dates in June and July but will continue to be held every two years after recommendations on the tournament at a symposium in Morocco on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2017

Soccer: Nations Cup timing under review at African symposium

RABAT The controversial timing of the African Nations Cup faces a serious review when African soccer gathers for a two-day symposium in Morocco to discuss the future of the game on the continent.

07 Jul 2017

FIFA's Sudan ban disrupts African club tournaments

A FIFA ban on the Sudan Football Association (SFA) will wreak havoc on this weekend's final round of group matches in Africa's two club competitions with three key games now cancelled and clubs from the country kicked out.


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