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Jack Gallagher

Jack Gallagher is the sports editor of The Japan Times. Named a top 10 columnist by the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work in 2004, he has been a sports journalist in Japan for more than 15 years. He has covered numerous events both domestically and internationally, including the Super Bowl, World Cup and Olympics. He was previously an executive in public relations in both the NBA and NFL Europe. He is a native of San Jose, Calif., and a graduate of the University of Southern California.

For Jack Gallagher's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Hongo set for GP Final

Dec 5, 2014

Hongo set for GP Final

Rika Hongo will replace Gracie Gold at next week’s Grand Prix Final after the American withdrew from the event Thursday after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in her left foot. Gold won her first senior Grand Prix last weekend at the NHK Trophy ...

Weaver, Poje take ice dance title at NHK Trophy

Nov 30, 2014

Weaver, Poje take ice dance title at NHK Trophy

Canada’s Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje scored a decisive victory in ice dance with a solid effort in the free dance at the NHK Trophy on Sunday at Namihaya Dome. Weaver and Poje, the world silver medalists last season, qualified for the Grand Prix ...

Hanyu struggles in short program at NHK Trophy

Nov 28, 2014

Hanyu struggles in short program at NHK Trophy

Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu returned to competition for the first time since his collision with China’s Yan Han three weeks ago and fell twice in his short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday night to end up in fifth place. Hanyu, ...

Japan edges Czech Republic to qualify for worlds

Nov 11, 2014

Japan edges Czech Republic to qualify for worlds

The happy face is back for “Smile Japan.” Goals by Moeko Fujimoto and Ami Nakamura sent Japan women’s ice hockey team to a 2-1 victory in the decisive game of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Qualification Series on Tuesday night at ...