Rabobank gets budget boost

The budget of Netherlands pro team Rabobank has been increased for next year, the bank's CEO Bert Heemskerk has revealed. Speaking to the Telegraaf newspaper, Heemskerk said that the team will be cashed up to the tune of 12 million Euros in 2006, making it the largest sporting sponsorship in the Netherlands.

"It won't be a spectacular increase," said Heemskerk, "but the team leadership will have some extra options."

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