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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:

Hamada's magic touch getting results, attention

| Dec 6, 2016

Hamada's magic touch getting results, attention

For the second year in a row three skaters who are mentored by the same coach will be representing Japan at this week’s Grand Prix Final in Marseille, France. Two-time national champion Satoko Miyahara, reigning world junior champion Marin Honda and rising star Rika ...

Hanyu's strength, style a sight to behold

| Nov 29, 2016

Hanyu's strength, style a sight to behold

Yuzuru Hanyu will head to the Grand Prix Final next week in Marseille, France, at the top of his game. His performance at the NHK Trophy here over the weekend reaffirmed his place at the pinnacle of his sport. Hanyu’s training partner Javier Fernandez ...

Hanyu's dazzling brilliance radiates NHK Trophy

Nov 25, 2016

Hanyu's dazzling brilliance radiates NHK Trophy

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu vaulted into first place at the NHK Trophy on Friday night behind two booming quadruple jumps in the short program. Skating to “Let’s Go Crazy” before a full house at Makomanai Arena, Hanyu opened with a quad loop that though ...

Higuchi shines in GP debut; Mao in crisis

| Nov 15, 2016

Higuchi shines in GP debut; Mao in crisis

Wakaba Higuchi made a successful senior Grand Prix debut by taking the bronze medal at the Trophee de France in Paris on Saturday. The 15-year-old moved up from fifth after the short program to make the podium behind reigning world champion Evgenia Medvedeva and ...