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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:

Nagai earns second-place finish in Junior Grand Prix

Sep 13, 2014

Nagai earns second-place finish in Junior Grand Prix

Yuka Nagai notched her second podium finish of the season with a fine free skate in the Aichi Junior Grand Prix at Morikoro Park Skating Rink on Saturday night. The Tokyo native vaulted from fifth place after the short program to finish second behind ...

Uno second after Junior Grand Prix short program

Sep 12, 2014

Uno second after Junior Grand Prix short program

Japan’s Shoma Uno is in second place following the short program at the Aichi Junior Grand Prix at Morikoro Park Skating Rink on Friday. Uno, one of the nation’s hopes for the future, is just over one point behind leader Jin Boyang of China ...

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Aug 24, 2014

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Brazil retained its title with a three-set (25-15, 25-18, 27-25) victory over Japan on the final day of play in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday night. Brazil, which won its record 10th World Grand Prix title, was sparked ...

Japan rallies past Russia at World Grand Prix Finals

Aug 20, 2014

Japan rallies past Russia at World Grand Prix Finals

Japan came from behind to defeat Russia in four sets (22-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-17) on the first day of play in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Colosseum on Wednesday night. Star Saori Kimura sparked Japan with a team-high 17 points in ...

Critics of Tokyo 2020 venues misguided

| Aug 19, 2014

Critics of Tokyo 2020 venues misguided

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are still almost six years away, but in many ways the games have already begun. What do I mean? The ongoing nonsense that has been taking place with regards to the main Olympic Stadium and other venues already approved by ...