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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

Jul 23 2017

Brazil's 1982 World Cup goalkeeper Peres dies

SAO PAULO Waldir Peres, the much-maligned goalkeeper in Brazil's 1982 World Cup side, died of a heart attack on Sunday, his former club Sao Paulo said. He was 66.

Jul 21 2017

Two more coaches fired in Brazil, taking season's total to 13

SAO PAULO Brazil's managerial merry-go-round speeded up on Friday with two more club coaches getting the sack, taking the number to four in three days and 13 since the start of the season in May.

Jul 04 2017

Chapecoense fire coach Vagner Mancini

SAO PAULO Chapecoense have fired coach Vagner Mancini, the man appointed seven months ago to rebuild the side after an airline crash tragically wiped out most of the first team squad.

Jul 04 2017

Soccer-Chapecoense fire coach Vagner Mancini

SAO PAULO, July 4 Chapecoense have fired coach Vagner Mancini, the man appointed seven months ago to rebuild the side after an airline crash tragically wiped out most of the first team squad.

Jul 01 2017

Fred warns Chile and Germany - A lot can happen in a year

SAO PAULO Brazilian striker Fred has warned Chile and Germany that victory in Sunday's Confederations Cup is no guarantee of success in the World Cup a year from now.

Jun 10 2017

Soccer: Former Brazil defender Carlos denies doping allegations

SAO PAULO Former Brazil defender Roberto Carlos hit out at allegations he took illegal stimulants as "lies" on Saturday and vowed judicial action against the German TV network that made them.

Jun 07 2017

Soccer - CBF breaks with TV Globo to show Brazil friendlies

SAO PAULO The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is to broadcast upcoming matches against Argentina and Australia on new media platforms, marking a surprise break with long-time partner TV Globo, the sporting organisation said on Wednesday.

Jun 07 2017

Soccer-CBF breaks with TV Globo to show Brazil friendlies

SAO PAULO, June 7 The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is to broadcast upcoming matches against Argentina and Australia on new media platforms, marking a surprise break with long-time partner TV Globo, the sporting organization said on Wednesday.

May 31 2017

Brazil cemetery loses bones of World Cup winner Garrincha

SAO PAULO The Brazilian cemetery where twice World Cup winner Garrincha was buried in 1983 has lost the player's bones, family and officials in his home town said on Wednesday.

May 31 2017

Brazil cemetery loses bones of soccer World Cup winner Garrincha

SAO PAULO The Brazilian cemetery that buried twice World Cup winner Garrincha in 1983 has lost the player's bones, family and officials in his home town said on Wednesday.

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