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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

2:48pm EST

Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation's hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals. | Video

6:31am EST

Figure skating: Zagitova gives OAR first Pyeongchang gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Russian teenager Alina Zagitova edged compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with a stunning free skate on Friday that earned the Olympic Athletes from Russia a first gold at the Pyeongchang Games.

5:21am EST

Figure skating - No flag, but world knows who OAR athletes are: Medvedeva

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Although the Russian flag won't be raised at the women's figure skating medal ceremony for Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, the world still knows where she is from, silver medallist Evgenia Medvedeva said on Friday.

3:40am EST

Olympics-Figure skating-No flag, but world knows who OAR athletes are - Medvedeva

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 23 Although the Russian flag won't be raised at the women's figure skating medal ceremony for Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, the world still knows where she is from, silver medallist Evgenia Medvedeva said on Friday.

Feb 22 2018

Russian curling medalist guilty of doping violation, says CAS

PYEONGCHANG/MOSCOW Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday. | Video

Feb 22 2018

Pyeongchang figure skating boosted music streaming, requests on Amazon

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea In a sport where music can play a big role in drawing in the audience, figure skating has introduced songs with lyrics at the Olympics, a move that has boosted several songs on at least one streaming service.

Feb 22 2018

Playing medal yo-yo is no fun for Games athletes

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea In four years U.S. skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender has ridden an emotional roller coaster as intense as her sport, which involves hurtling down a steep, twisting tongue of ice, head first.

Feb 21 2018

Russia hopes doping case won't hurt bid for Olympic status

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Russia hopes a doping case at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will not hurt its campaign for full restoration of its Olympic status, the Russian sports minister said on Wednesday, on the eve of a formal hearing into the case. | Video

Feb 20 2018

Russian medalist denies doping after positive test

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Russian Olympic medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky has denied taking a banned substance in a suspected doping case that has rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Games and could imperil Russia's efforts to regain its full Olympic status. | Video

Feb 19 2018

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Russian athletes and sports officials voiced disbelief on Monday that one of their Winter Games medalists was being investigated for suspected doping, a scandal that could imperil Russia's efforts to regain full Olympic status. | Video

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