United States

Joseph Cassinelli

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

Feb 06 2018

Courtois to extend Chelsea deal despite love for Madrid

MADRID Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has said he is ready to extend his contract with the Premier League club despite the fact that his heart is in Madrid for personal reasons.

Feb 06 2018

UEFA maintain ban for Real's Carvajal after 'deliberate booking'

MADRID Holders Real Madrid have been dealt a blow ahead of next week's Champions League last-16 first leg tie with Paris St Germain after UEFA said on Tuesday that it will uphold the decision to suspend defender Dani Carvajal for deliberately picking up a booking.

Feb 02 2018

Upbeat Zidane defends Real's lack of transfer business

MADRID Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has defended the club’s decision not to sign anyone in January, saying he has “blind trust” in his squad as they attempt to claw back a 19-point deficit to Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Feb 02 2018

Spain's King’s Cup struggling to attract absent fans

MADRID As holders Barcelona put one foot in the King’s Cup final with an entertaining 1-0 victory over Valencia on Thursday, the atmosphere in the stadium was subdued with the Nou Camp only half-full.

Jan 25 2018

Real visit Valencia with pressure mounting on Zidane

MADRID Real Madrid visit third-placed Valencia on Saturday in the middle of a deepening crisis with pressure mounting on coach Zinedine Zidane following their King’s Cup elimination at the hands of local rivals Leganes.

Jan 24 2018

Angry Zidane talks of 'fiasco' as Real hit new low

MADRID Real Madrid’s troubled season lurched further into crisis as coach Zinedine Zidane described their elimination from the King’s Cup by humble neighbours Leganes as a "fiasco".

Jan 24 2018

Barca confirm Mascherano departure for China's Heibei

MADRID Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano is to leave the club after seven-and-a-half years at the Nou Camp with the Spanish league leaders confirming on Wednesday that the player is joining Chinese Super League side Heibei China Fortune.

Jan 23 2018

Atletico exit King's Cup quarter-finals to Sevilla

MADRID Atletico Madrid were dumped out of the King’s Cup by Sevilla after a 3-1 defeat in their quarter-final, second leg on Tuesday saw them exit the competition 5-2 on aggregate.

Jan 23 2018

Zidane defends Ronaldo for using doctor's phone to inspect face

MADRID Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has defended Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese forward was lampooned on social media for using a doctor's mobile phone to inspect a cut to his face.

Dec 30 2017

Salah double ensures Liverpool overcome Leicester

Two second half goals from Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool secure a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Leicester City at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday.


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