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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:

Satoko Miyahara's Olympic dream in serious jeopardy

| Nov 14, 2017

Satoko Miyahara's Olympic dream in serious jeopardy

At an event that was massively overshadowed by the injury and subsequent withdrawal of Yuzuru Hanyu, something else was very apparent at the NHK Trophy: Satoko Miyahara's bid to make Japan's Olympic team for the Pyeongchang Games is in big trouble. That might be understating ...

Injured Yuzuru Hanyu out for three to four weeks

Nov 12, 2017

Injured Yuzuru Hanyu out for three to four weeks

World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will be sidelined for three to four weeks due to the ankle injury he sustained in practice for the NHK Trophy, according to a statement released by the Japan Skating Federation on Sunday afternoon. The 22-year-old superstar was injured ...

Star Yuzuru Hanyu pulls out of NHK Trophy with injury

Nov 10, 2017

Star Yuzuru Hanyu pulls out of NHK Trophy with injury

World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu withdrew from the NHK Trophy on Friday afternoon due to an injured lateral ligament in his right ankle, the Japan Skating Federation announced. The development means Hanyu will be unable to defend his title at next month's Grand Prix ...

Wakaba Higuchi robbed of victory at Cup of China

| Nov 7, 2017

Wakaba Higuchi robbed of victory at Cup of China

Enough of this nonsense. What am I talking about? Skaters winning competitions and then being given the silver medal. Latest case in point: Wakaba Higuchi at the Cup of China on Saturday. Going into the free skate in second place, just 0.12 behind Canada's Gabrielle Daleman, Higuchi gave ...