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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

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Doping: WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

LAUSANNE World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie said changing circumstances made him confident Russia would become compliant with international anti-doping standards despite an apparent impasse. | Video

21 Mar 2018

Doping-WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

LAUSANNE, March 21 The head of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) complained on Wednesday of slow progress by Russian authorities towards making the country's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) compliant with international standards.

14 Mar 2018

Soccer: Time is not on Sampaoli's side, warns Crespo

GENEVA Former Argentina forward Hernan Crespo says he is not sure whether coach Jorge Sampaoli has enough time to impose his ideas on the national team as they prepare for this year's World Cup finals in Russia.

09 Mar 2018

Soccer: Arsenal give Wenger respite, Atletico cruise to victory

ZURICH Arsenal turned the form book upside down and gave manager Arsene Wenger much-needed respite with a shock 2-0 win away to AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday.

09 Mar 2018

Soccer-Arsenal give Wenger respite with victory in Milan

ZURICH, March 8 Arsenal turned the form book upside down and gave manager Arsene Wenger much-needed respite with a shock 2-0 win away to AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday.

08 Mar 2018

Soccer: Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

ZURICH Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his six-year ban from the sport.

06 Mar 2018

Soccer: Kanoute wants African countries to invest in domestic football

ZURICH When Cameroon beat Argentina at the opening match of the 1990 World Cup in Italy and went on to reach the quarter-finals, it seemed that African football had finally made the breakthrough on the world stage.

03 Mar 2018

Soccer: Video replays set to be used at World Cup after IFAB approval

ZURICH Video replays to help referees make key decisions are set to be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after the system was approved by soccer's rule-making body IFAB on Saturday, a move that could fundamentally change the nature of the sport. | Video

02 Mar 2018

Soccer: Iran's Rouhani pledges women to get access to stadiums - FIFA chief

ZURICH FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday he had told by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that there are plans to allow women to attend football matches in the country soon.

02 Mar 2018

IFAB facing crunch decision on video technology

Zurich Soccer's rule-makers must decide on Saturday whether it is worth risking the flow and spontaneity which makes the sport so special for the possibility of cutting down on refereeing mistakes.


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