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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:

Czech Republic finishes sweep against Japan

Apr 7, 2014

Czech Republic finishes sweep against Japan

The Czech Republic wrapped up its Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal against Japan on Sunday with two more victories to complete a 5-0 sweep. Czech No. 1 Lukas Rosol beat Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the first reverse singles three-set dead rubber at ...

Czech Republic completes Davis Cup sweep against Japan

Apr 6, 2014

Czech Republic completes Davis Cup sweep against Japan

The Czech Republic wrapped up its Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal against Japan on Sunday with two more victories to complete a 5-0 sweep. Czech No. 1 Lukas Rosol beat Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the first reverse singles three-set dead rubber at ...

Czech Republic crushes Japan

Apr 5, 2014

Czech Republic crushes Japan

Lukas Rosol and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic scored a comprehensive 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Japan’s Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama in doubles on Saturday in their Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal. The victory clinched the tie 3-0 for the two-time defending ...

Japan, Czech Republic turn to replacements in Davis Cup tie

Apr 3, 2014

Japan, Czech Republic turn to replacements in Davis Cup tie

The Czech Republic will continue its bid for a third straight Davis Cup title against an undermanned Japan this weekend in their World Group quarterfinal tie at Ariake Colosseum. The draw for the event was held on court at the venue on Thursday morning. ...

Mao struggles, still claims third world title

Mar 29, 2014

Mao struggles, still claims third world title

Mao Asada captured her third world title with a satisfactory free skate on Saturday night at Saitama Super Arena. Just one month after struggling to a sixth-place finish at the Sochi Olympics, Mao earned a measure of redemption with the victory. In achieving it, ...

Machida off to strong start at worlds; Hanyu third

Mar 26, 2014

Machida off to strong start at worlds; Hanyu third

Tatsuki Machida seized the lead in the men’s short program with a sublime performance at the world championships on Wednesday night at Saitama Super Arena. Machida achieved a personal best of 98.21 points and has a lead of close to two points over Spain’s ...