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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HARARE, May 17 Lalchand Rajput has been named interim coach of Zimbabwe, with his first assignment a triangular Twenty20 series against Australia and Pakistan in July.
DUBLIN Ireland will make a giant leap when they host their first ever test match, against Pakistan in Dublin on Friday, the start of what will be a slow introduction to the longest format of the game, according to Cricket Ireland CEO Warren Deutrom.
HOUSTON A rugby revolution is taking place in the United States where it is hoped the launch of a new professional league will unlock the potential of the game in the world’s biggest sports market, former Ireland international Justin Fitzpatrick said.
CAPE TOWN An early try from teenage flyhalf Damian Willemse laid the platform for the Stormers' pulsating 29-17 victory over the Bulls in their South African Super Rugby derby on Saturday.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa exorcised a long-standing hoodoo when they completed a comprehensive 3-1 home test series victory over Australia on Tuesday, winning the battle on and off the pitch to cement their place as the world's number two side behind India.
JOHANNESBURG Australia captain Tim Paine believes a change in culture for a team "with our heads in the sand" will be the biggest positive to take from an otherwise dismal 3-1 test series loss to South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG Vernon Philander grabbed six wickets in a devastating spell of seam bowling as South Africa crushed Australia by a record 492 runs to clinch the four-match series 3-1 on Tuesday, leaving the tourists with much soul-searching to do.
JOHANNESBURG South African opening batsman Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up their "docile" approach to test cricket as the tourists slip towards a heavy defeat and a series loss in the fourth and final test at the Wanderers.
JOHANNESBURG Tall seamer Morne Morkel took two wickets to restrict struggling Australia to 88 for three at the close on the fourth day of the final test as South Africa marched towards an emphatic victory on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG, April 2 Captain Faf du Plessis ended his run of low scores with a classy unbeaten half-century as South Africa remained on course for victory at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth and final test against a wilting Australia at a gloomy Wanderers on Monday.