Mao Asada to take year off
TOKYO -- Japanese figure skater Mao Asada will take a season off from competitive skating and says there is a 50 percent chance she will return to the sport.
Speaking at a news conference Monday, Asada said she is mentally and physically tired and wants a chance to focus on other aspects of her life, including attending university.
"I worked very hard from Vancouver to Sochi," said Asada, who won silver at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. "Now I feel it's time to take a year ...
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