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Asada to sit out figure skating competitions next year: report

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Japanese figure skating world champion Mao Asada will sit out competitive figure skating next season but will take part in potentially lucrative commercial ice shows in the coming months, a report said Monday. 

Japan's Mao Asada performs during the free skating competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama on March 29, 2014

Asada won her third women's world figure skating title in March before a roaring home crowd, springing back from a disappointing result at the Sochi Olympics in February.

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