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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

Aug 10 2018

Asian Games: Nothing less than hockey gold will do for India's Sardar

NEW DELHI Anything less than the gold medal will be a disappointment for the Indian men's hockey team at the Asian Games in Indonesia, veteran midfielder Sardar Singh said on Friday.

Aug 08 2018

Games - Chanu withdrawal latest setback for India ahead of Asian Games

NEW DELHI India's bid to win their first Asian Games gold medal in weightlifting suffered a major jolt with women's 48kg world champion Mirabai Chanu pulling out of the competition with a back injury.

Jul 24 2018

India's Pant ready for red ball transition in England

NEW DELHI India's Rishabh Pant has grown a nice little reputation as a batsman who can whack the white ball pretty hard and the 20-year-old reckons he would need only minor adjustments to his technique to excel in test matches in England.

Jun 22 2018

Tendulkar - scrap two new-ball ODI rule to revive reverse swing

NEW DELHI India batting great Sachin Tendulkar says cricket should revisit the rule of using two new balls in one-day games in order to revive the moribund art of reverse swing in the format.

May 23 2018

Chennai's 'retirement home' show old is gold in IPL

NEW DELHI Twenty20 cricket is perceived primarily as a stage on which young players perform best but the war horses at Chennai Super Kings have turned that notion on its head by marching into the Indian Premier League (IPL) final for a record seventh time.

May 22 2018

Yuvraj struggles on as the magic wanes

NEW DELHI Few things are more painful than watching an ageing athlete falter as they try to summon up the old magic and Yuvraj Singh's fans have endured a shared agony over the course of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL).

May 21 2018

Chennai's Lungi pleasantly surprised by pace-friendly Pune track

NEW DELHI Fast bowlers usually have uncharitable words to describe Indian wickets but Lungi Ngidi was full of praise for the Pune surface where he wrecked Kings XI Punjab on Sunday in a stellar display of pace bowling in the batsman-dominated format.

May 20 2018

Cricket - Fancied Bangalore pay price for brittle middle order

NEW DELHI Individual brilliance notwithstanding, cricket remains a team sport and the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore discovered that the hard way as they exited the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff race after yet another middle-order meltdown.

May 18 2018

'Spiderman' de Villiers defies gravity with stunning catch

NEW DELHI AB de Villiers seems to make it a habit of being spectacular in whatever he does on a cricket field and the talismanic South African's gravity-defying catch in Thursday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match only added to his legend.

May 17 2018

Bumrah enhances death-overs reputation to keep Mumbai alive

NEW DELHI Jasprit Bumrah may not have exactly set alight this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) but the 24-year-old showed his death-overs prowess once again to keep Mumbai Indians alive in the playoff race.


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