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Here are some of the developments in the figure skating world.

-Brian Joubert is withdrawing from Trophee Eric Bompard because he is still suffering from a back injury.  That makes two competitions he's pulled out of.  He had to withdraw from Cup of China last month.

-Mervin Tran is considering becoming a Japanese citizen so he can compete with Narumi Takahashi for Japan at the next Olympics.  Tran is a Canadian and is the son of refugees from Cambodia and Vietnam.  

-Hockey player Tessa Bonhomme won the third season of Canada's "Battle of the Blades" with partner and Olympic gold medalist David Pelletier on Monday night.  Bonhomme was the first female hockey player to win.