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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:

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 ...

Slow start to season nothing new for Hanyu

| Nov 1, 2016

Slow start to season nothing new for Hanyu

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu has made a habit of starting slowly during the Grand Prix season in recent years. But as the old axiom in sports goes: “It’s not how you start. It’s how you finish.” Such was the case at Skate Canada on ...

Uno favored to take title at Skate America

| Oct 18, 2016

Uno favored to take title at Skate America

Shoma Uno, the bronze medalist at last year’s Grand Prix Final, will make his GP season debut at Skate America in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, this week where he will take on a field headed by rising Chinese star Jin Boyang. Uno, who won his ...