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Karolos Grohmann

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

07 Dec 2017

Soccer: Hoffenheim aim to start winning run against Hanover

Hoffenheim had high expectations at the start of the season as they prepared to competed in the Champions League qualifying round for the first time.

07 Dec 2017

IOC's Bach met with Russian doping whistleblowers

LAUSANNE, Switzerland International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach met with Russian whistleblowers Vitaly and Yulia Stepanov, who were responsible for helping uncover one of the biggest doping scandals in sport, he said on Wednesday.

07 Dec 2017

IOC stops payments to boxing federation AIBA

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it would not make any payments to the international boxing federation AIBA until problems over governance and finances are sorted out.

06 Dec 2017

IOC hopeful of late surge for Pyeongchang tickets

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Pyeongchang 2018 daily ticket sales have tripled since the start of the Olympic torch relay in South Korea last month with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopeful of 90 percent of them being sold by the start of the Winter Games on Feb. 9.

06 Dec 2017

Olympics: Russian doping case now closed says IOC's Bach

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Russia's doping affair should now be considered closed after the country was banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, with only some invited athletes allowed to take part, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday. | Video

06 Dec 2017

Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country's athletes in recent months. | Video

06 Dec 2017

Olympics - Russian doping case now closed says IOC's Bach

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Russia's doping affair should now be considered closed after the country was banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, with only some invited athletes allowed to take part, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.

06 Dec 2017

Olympics: Russian doping case now closed says IOC's Bach

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Russia's doping affair should now be considered closed after the country was banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, with only some invited athletes allowed to take part, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.

05 Dec 2017

Olympics: Flourishing eSports eye Games link for extra boost

BERLIN Booming eSports do not need the Olympics to maintain their explosive growth but a link with the world's biggest multi-sports event would validate gaming worldwide and give the Games a much-needed younger audience, industry leaders said.

05 Dec 2017

Olympics: IOC sees more than 20,000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up

LAUSANNE, Switzerland More than 20,000 doping tests will have been conducted by the start of next year's Pyeongchang winter Olympics as the International Olympic Committee's pre-Games testing programme hopes to root out cheats in advance, it said on Tuesday.

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