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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LONDON Botswana's Isaac Makwala was refused entry to the London Stadium on Tuesday after earlier being withdrawn from the night's 400 meters final at the World Championships after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of competitors.
LONDON Christian Coleman may be a newcomer to international competition but the young American sprinter is not backing down on his chances against the likes of Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in the World Athletics Championships 100 metres.
Christian Taylor will be delighted to secure a record-breaking third world triple jump title in London this month, but the American has even loftier ambitions to cement his name in the history of the event.
As Justin Gatlin prepares to meet Usain Bolt for the 10th time in their 100 meters rivalry, the American says he is feeling like the old Justin when he too was an Olympic and world champion.
As he cleaned up after horses in his father's barn, a teenaged Sam Kendricks thought how cool it would be to travel the world and pole vault in the Olympics.
With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month's athletics world championships.
SACRAMENTO, California A world-class group of jumpers, shot putters and women's hurdlers should have American athletes heading to the podium often at August's world championships in London.
SACRAMENTO, California Rising star Christian Coleman's weekend of disappointment continued on Sunday as he lost the 200 metres at the U.S. nationals and world championships trials to Ameer Webb.
SACRAMENTO, California U.S. teenage prospect Noah Lyles pulled out of the 200 metres semi-finals at the American trials on Sunday with a hamstring strain, ending his chance of competing in August's world championships in London.
SACRAMENTO, California New American 400 meters champion Fred Kerley's power and speed makes the Texan the "special" sprinter that U.S athletics has been searching for to help reestablish its dominance of the event, former Olympic champion Quincy Watts has told Reuters.