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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

Oct 19 2017

FIFA hopeful transfer system complaint will be withdrawn

ZURICH FIFA has struck a deal which it hopes will lead to world players' union FIFPRo withdrawing a legal complaint against the transfer system at the European Commission (EC).

Oct 19 2017

Soccer-FIFA reaches agreement to help unpaid players

ZURICH, Oct 19 FIFA has reached an agreement that will help players leave their clubs when they do not get paid on time.

Oct 17 2017

Italy to face Sweden in World Cup playoff

ZURICH Four-times world champions Italy were given a tough draw against Sweden on Tuesday in their two-legged playoff for a place at next year's World Cup.

Oct 11 2017

Ronaldo and Messi make it safely to World Cup but no U.S.

ZURICH The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year's tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States' extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday.

Oct 11 2017

Soccer-Pakistan barred from international football

ZURICH/LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

Sep 20 2017

Soccer: Madrid's Metropolitano stadium to stage 2019 Champions League final

NYON, Switzerland Atletico Madrid's new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday.

Sep 20 2017

FIFA president Infantino says time to reform transfer rat race

GENEVA FIFA president Gianni Infantino appealed to European football bosses on Wednesday to help reform the sport's transfer system and described the current set-up as a "rat race" which had cast football in a negative light. | Video

Sep 20 2017

Soccer-FIFA president Infantino says time to reform transfer rat race

GENEVA, Sept 20 FIFA president Gianni Infantino appealed to European football bosses on Wednesday to help reform the sport's transfer system and described the current set-up as a "rat race" which had cast football in a negative light.

Sep 20 2017

UEFA boss asks European politicians to help cut rich-poor divide

GENEVA UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Wednesday that European legislation is holding back the implementation of measures which could reduce the gap between rich and poor soccer clubs on the continent.

Sep 19 2017

Belgium awaiting UEFA decision on Brussels Euro 2020 matches

GENEVA Belgian football officials are waiting to find out whether Brussels will be able to stage matches at the pan-European Euro 2020 tournament.

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