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first_imgThe U.S. Olympic Committee announced Sunday it has entered an agreement with the university, located about 15 minutes from the Olympics’ athletes village. The U.S. team and staff will be provided with housing, training and restaurant facilities for about 400 Olympians. The games will be from Aug. 8-24. The USOC had a similar site for U.S. athletes in Athens for the 2004 Games at the American University of Greece. Forsberg’s Flyers future uncertain PHILADELPHIA – Peter Forsberg’s future with the Philadelphia Flyers remains uncertain, even after a meeting Sunday with team chairman Ed Snider. Forsberg and Snider agreed to meet again to discuss the team captain’s future with the franchise. Forsberg has been bothered by lingering foot and skate issues that cost him considerable time this season. That has led to speculation the Flyers could shop him around before the Feb. 27 trade deadline. He is playing out the final months of a two-year, $11.5 million contract. Notable TENNIS: Nadia Petrova came back from a set down to beat Lucie Safarova 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and win the Gaz de France in Paris. It was the Russian’s seventh title and first since beating Tatiana Golovin at Stuttgart, Germany, in October 2006 … The start of the Ericsson International, already hurt by the withdrawal of Serena Williams, was delayed a day in Bangalore, India because of a planned strike in the area aimed at shutting down public services and private businesses. LACROSSE: Jimmy Regan, a former member of the Duke lacrosse team who joined the U.S. Army Rangers, was killed in Iraq, the university said Sunday. He was 26. WINTER SPORTS: Lindsey Kildow won a silver medal behind Anja Paerson in a downhill race in Are, Sweden. Paerson became the first skier to win world championship titles in all five disciplines. The men’s race produced another Scandinavian winner, with Aksel Lund Svindal becoming the first Norwegian to win a world downhill. From wire reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Meyer, a four-time Pearl Open champion, collected the first-place check of $12,000 because Fujikawa is an amateur. Japanese professionals Azuma Yano and Yoshinobu Tsukada tied for third at 8-under. 42 people injured at German match HONOLULU – A month after becoming the youngest player in 50 years to make a PGA Tour cut, 16-year-old Tadd Fujikawa shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the Hawaii Pearl Open at Oahu’s Pearl Country Club. Fujikawa birdied two of the final three holes to finish the 54-hole tournament at 11-under 205. Hawaii professional Greg Meyer (67) was second. center_img LEIPZIG, Germany – A state politician demanded a crackdown Sunday after 42 people were injured when police and security officers clashed with 800 hooligans following a soccer match. The fans of FC Lokomotive Leipzig attacked 300 police officers after FC Erzgebirge Aue II beat their team 3-0 on Saturday. Police said 36 officers and six fans were injured, while 21 police vehicles were vandalized. Germany has seen a surge in stadium violence since hosting the largely peaceful World Cup. Several of the worst incidents, including the one on Saturday, have occurred in the state of Saxony, located in the economically depressed East Germany. USOC opens Beijing center COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – American athletes will prepare for the 2008 Beijing Olympics at a headquarters located at the Beijing Normal University. last_img read more


first_imgSALE: The Furniture Liquidator, Letterkenny is hosting the biggest ever stock disposal sale this weekend!It will be the biggest ever held in Donegal – with over €2 million in stock up for grabs. The Furniture Liquidator in Letterkenny is located on Pearse Road.The sale will last from Friday – Sunday, and hundreds of consumers are expected to descend on The Furniture Liquidator from all over the North-West to pick up some incredible bargains on offer.Management will set-up a marquee outside its premises and that’s where the majority of the stock will be.There will be over 100ft long of bargains packed to the roof, and the theme of the business this weekend is consistent – and that is EVERYTHING MUST GO! No products will be held and over the three day sale management at The Furniture Liquidator are hoping to flog all their stock.The sale will last from 9am – 9pm on Friday and Saturday – and is open from 2-6 Sunday.ABOUT US:At The Furniture Liquidator we receive stock from Irish and UK shops, which are closed or are closing and need to dispose of stock FAST!To make way for over 15 containers scheduled to arrive soon, we have decided to run a stock disposal sale to you the public at prices never seen before.Included in our lots for sale are: Branded WatchesMobile Phones,LaptopsMobile Dual-CardsToolsSoft Furnishings including reclinersFabric SuitesSingle ChairsBikesBeds 3ft, 4ft and 6ft and KING SIZEMattresses of every brand available.Chest of Drawers, Dining Sets, Rug and LightsKitchen Goods/ MicrowavesToasters/Kettles/ Blenders/ Slow cookerCoffee TablesTV UnitsIf you’re looking for bargain then you really must visit The Furniture Liquidator this weekend, and be first, because when it’s gone – it’s gone.Full payment is required on the day and cash sales only on all sales under €100. Credit card accepted on all other orders.All purchases must be collected on the day or a small delivery fee is payable on the day. No reasonable offers will be refused.MASSIVE €2 MILLION FURNITURE LIQUIDATION SALE THIS WEEKEND – EVERYTHING MUST GO was last modified: February 23rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessClearanceDisposalnewsOFFSALEStockThe Furniture Liquidatorlast_img read more