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Jack Gallagher

Named a top 10 columnist by the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work in 2004, Jack Gallagher 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:

Kihira sets pace at Japan nationals

Figure Skating Dec 19, 2019

Kihira sets pace at Japan nationals

Rika Kihira took the lead after the women's short program at the Japan Championships on Thursday night at Yoyogi Gymnasium. Kihira, who was the runner-up behind Kaori Sakamoto at the nationals last year, earned a score of 73.98 points. Four-time national champion Satoko Miyahara is ...

Takahashi ready for curtain call

Figure Skating Dec 18, 2019

Takahashi ready for curtain call

Practice for the Japan Championships began at Yoyogi Gymnasium in Tokyo on Wednesday and Daisuke Takahashi did not disappoint as he heads into his final competition as a singles skater. Takahashi worked on steps and choreography during a run-through of his new short program to ...