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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:

Hanyu set for Helsinki, Cup of Russia

| Jul 10, 2018

Hanyu set for Helsinki, Cup of Russia

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will begin his Grand Prix season in Helsinki at the GP that is replacing the Cup of China, according to the ISU's recent announcement of GP assignments. Helsinki will surely bring back fond memories for both Hanyu and his fans, ...

Takahashi's return rocks skating world

| Jul 3, 2018

Takahashi's return rocks skating world

One of the great aspects of covering skating in Japan is you never know what is going to happen next. That was certainly the case on Sunday when the bombshell news dropped that former world champion and Olympic bronze medalist Daisuke Takahashi was returning to ...

Orser says Hanyu is greatest ever

| Apr 17, 2018

Orser says Hanyu is greatest ever

"I have to say, he is the greatest of all time. That's for sure." The words of Brian Orser resonate more than ever after Yuzuru Hanyu became the first man in 66 years to win the Olympic gold medal twice in a row. Some might expect ...