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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

20 Nov 2017

Cricket: Australia favourites but Ashes no forgone conclusion

SYDNEY Australia will start as favourites to reclaim the Ashes over the next seven weeks if only because of their home advantage but picking the winners in cricket's oldest test rivalry has become a fool's game in recent years.

15 Nov 2017

Soccer: Emotional Australia coach Postecoglou defers decision on his future

SYDNEY An emotional Ange Postecoglou hailed Australia's qualification for next year's World Cup finals on Wednesday as a "fantastic achievement" but still would not confirm whether he would lead the squad to Russia.

15 Nov 2017

Emotional Australia coach Postecoglou defers decision on his future

SYDNEY An emotional Ange Postecoglou hailed Australia's qualification for next year's World Cup finals on Wednesday as a "fantastic achievement" but still would not confirm whether he would lead the squad to Russia.

15 Nov 2017

Soccer: Jedinak hat-trick sends Australia to World Cup

SYDNEY Captain Mile Jedinak led the way with a second-half hat-trick as Australia brushed aside Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their inter-confederation playoff to secure a place at next year's World Cup finals in Russia on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2017

Soccer: Australia eye triumphant conclusion to longest campaign

SYDNEY Australia have crisscrossed the globe for more than two years in their quest for a World Cup berth and, while that path has not always run smooth, they will be confident of a triumphant conclusion on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2017

Soccer: Honduras accuses Australia of spying by drone

SYDNEY Honduras accused Australia of spying on their training sessions with a drone on Monday, as tensions heated up ahead of Wednesday's decisive World Cup playoff match.

31 Oct 2017

Soccer: No budging Postecoglou in Socceroos stonewall

SYDNEY If Australia's defence was as obdurate as coach Ange Postecoglou, it's a fair bet the Socceroos would have long since booked a ticket to a fourth successive appearance at the World Cup finals.

31 Oct 2017

Soccer: Skipper Jedinak in Australia squad for World Cup playoff

SYDNEY Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said he was confident Mile Jedinak would be fit to face Honduras next week after naming the Socceroos captain in his 25-man squad for both legs of the World Cup playoff on Tuesday.

24 Oct 2017

Rugby league-Australia favourites as World Cup seeks credibility

SYDNEY The 15th edition of the rugby league World Cup gets underway in Melbourne on Friday with Australia unbackable favourites to lift the trophy and organisers banking on tweaked eligibility rules to increase the competitiveness of the tournament.

18 Oct 2017

Rugby-Irish President throws weight behind World Cup bid

SYDNEY, Oct 18 Ireland's President Michael D. Higgins said on Wednesday that he was confident the country would have Australian support for their bid to host the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 2023.

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