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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KINGSTON Nesta Carter, the 2013 world 100 meters bronze medalist, has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Olympic Committee's decision to strip him and his Jamaica men's sprint relay team mates of their gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
KINGSTON Olympic and world champion hurdler Omar McLeod will miss the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Jamaican athletics said on Tuesday.
KINGSTON The member of the Jamaican women's bobsleigh team who returned an adverse analytical finding for a banned substance before the Winter Olympics has requested her "B" sample be tested, the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has said.
KINGSTON A member of the Jamaican women's bobsleigh team which competed at the recent Winter Olympics tested positive for a banned substance in January, the President of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation told Reuters on Friday.
(This version of the Jan. 19 story corrects name and date of the Millrose Games in paragraph 14)
KINGSTON Multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has described the unveiling of his statue in front of Kingston's National Stadium as one of the greatest moments of his career.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Commonwealth Games 200m bronze medalist Jason Livermore has been given a two-year ban for doping, Jamaica's Independent Disciplinary Panel said on Friday.
LONDON Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 meters relay heats for Jamaica on Saturday despite being a bit sore after winning bronze in the 100m final at the weekend, he told Reuters on Monday.
London Jamaican athletics authorities are in the firing line once again after voting in favor of a bid to lift Russia's ban from international competition for doping.
KINGSTON Former 100 metres world record holder Donovan Bailey has backed Usain Bolt to bow out in triumph at the world championships next month despite his slow buildup to the athletics showpiece.