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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 07 2018

Athletics - Kalalei is third Kenyan to fail doping test in 10 days

NAIROBI Kenyan Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last November, is the third athlete from the African nation to have been found in breach of anti-doping rules within 10 days, officials said on Tuesday.

Jul 31 2018

Athletics: Kenya's Mweresa fails dope test ahead of African showpiece - ADAK

NAIROBI Kenyan sprinter Boniface Mweresa has failed a doping test and been dropped from the team for the African Championships which start in Asaba, Nigeria on Wednesday, a senior official from the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) has told Reuters.

Jul 31 2018

Kenya wants no discrimination in new IAAF anti-doping rules

NAIROBI Doping is a global menace and there should be no discrimination in the tough new anti-doping rules announced by the sport's governing IAAF at its council meeting in Buenos Aires last week, a senior Kenyan athletics official said on Monday.

Jun 15 2018

'Abandoned' Kiprop says he's at AIU's mercy

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's former Olympic and three-time world 1500-metres champion Asbel Kiprop said on Friday he will not fight doping charges against him and accused his country and management of abandoning him in his hour of need.

May 05 2018

Athletics: 'Traumatized' Kiprop vows to prove innocence

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's former Olympic and world 1,500 meters champion Asbel Kiprop said he was traumatized by the news that he failed a doping test for the banned blood-booster EPO and vowed to prove his innocence.

May 04 2018

Kiprop’s doping failure hits Kenya’s cradle of athletics

ELDORET, Kenya The residents of Eldoret and Iten, considered Kenya’s home of distance running, are hurting following official confirmation that former Olympic and world 1,500 meters champion Asbel Kiprop has tested positive for the banned blood-booster EPO.

Aug 13 2017

Athletics: Manangoi can run world record, says Kenya's beaten Kiprop

LONDON (Kenya’s new world 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi can break the 19-year-old world record for the event, Asbel Kiprop said after losing his title to his younger compatriot on Sunday.

Aug 13 2017

Manangoi can run world record, says Kenya's beaten Kiprop

LONDON (Kenya’s new world 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi can break the 19-year-old world record for the event, Asbel Kiprop said after losing his title to his younger compatriot on Sunday.

Aug 13 2017

Manangoi can run world record, says Kenya's beaten Kiprop

LONDON (Kenya’s new world 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi can break the 19-year-old world record for the event, Asbel Kiprop said after losing his title to his younger compatriot on Sunday.

Aug 12 2017

Athletics: Ethiopia not worried about doping problems

LONDON Athletics chiefs in Ethiopia are not worried about doping problems in the sport and are dealing with them strongly, a senior official said on Saturday.

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