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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:

Honda primed for defense of world junior crown

| Mar 14, 2017

Honda primed for defense of world junior crown

Marin Honda's recent trip to the Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton, Michigan, to prepare for defense of her world junior title with legendary coach/choreographer Marina Zoueva represented the continuation of a relationship that began two summers ago. Zoueva, a former ice dancer for Russia, ...

JSF erred in sending Uno to Asian Winter Games

| Feb 28, 2017

JSF erred in sending Uno to Asian Winter Games

What a difference a week makes. Two Sundays ago, Shoma Uno was earning a bronze medal at the Four Continents Championships in Gangneung, South Korea, behind American Nathan Chen and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu in impressive fashion. How impressive? So much so that a Eurosport announcer said ...

Miyahara's injury should be cause for real concern

| Feb 14, 2017

Miyahara's injury should be cause for real concern

Bad news arrived last Tuesday when it was announced that three-time defending national champion Satoko Miyahara has suffered a slight fracture to her left hip and would be forced to withdraw from both this week's Four Continents Championships and next week's Asian Winter Games ...