Asada second in Trophee Bompard

| Nov 17, 2008

Asada second in Trophee Bompard

PARIS — World figure skating champion Mao Asada settled for a runnerup finish Saturday at the Trophee Bompard after a shaky performance on her jumps in her first competition this season. Canada’s Joannie Rochette defeated defending champion Asada, dashing the skater’s hopes of a ...

Mao, Kozuka second after short programs

| Nov 16, 2008

Mao, Kozuka second after short programs

PARIS — World champion Mao Asada placed second to Canada’s Joannie Rochette in the short program at the Trophee Bompard in Paris on Friday night after underrotating a triple-triple combination jump in her first competition this season. Mao tried a triple flip-triple toe loop ...