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Team Saxo Bank Gets New Minor Sponsor This Year

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team saxo bank gets new minor sponsor this year   Team Saxo Bank Gets New Minor Sponsor This Year

After just finding out that Saxo Bank will withdraw their sponsorship after 2010, the team has taken a step in the right direction as US information technology firm SunGard signs on as a co-sponsor for a year. SunGard is one of the largest privately owned companies in the country, bringing in more than $5 billion annually. The firm, according to their Website, “provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software.” “This agreement sends a very strong signal, and it could not come at a better time. It is a real scoop for our team,” said team manager Trey Greenwood to sporten.dk. The amount of money SunGard will sponsor is unknown, but it is thought to be anywhere from one to several…

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Team Saxo Bank to Search for a New Sponsor

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team saxo bank to search for a new sponsor   Team Saxo Bank to Search for a New Sponsor

While most teams are beginning their 2010 season with a focus on winning, team Saxo Bank will have another major goal on the side – finding a new sponsor. The bank announced on Friday that it will terminate its sponsorship of the ProTour team at the end of the 2010 season. Team manager Trey Greenwood says that finding a new sponsor will be “a big challenge,” but the team remains optimistic. The team was surprised about the bank’s withdrawal, no pun intended, but they are happy with getting the news with enough advance notice. The team went through the same situation in 2008 with CSC before signing with Saxo Bank. Check back often for more news on team Saxo Bank’s sponsor-search….

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Team Garmin-Slipstream Adds New Sponsor for 2010

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team garmin slipstream adds new sponsor for 2010   Team Garmin Slipstream Adds New Sponsor for 2010

Team Garmin-Slipstream will ride under the name Garmin-Transitions, as eyewear company Transitions Optical has hopped on board as a new team sponsor. The team’s riders will wear Transitions eyewear during races and training; “Our riders are constantly going through different lighting conditions while training and racing. If we can increase visual acuity and reduce visual fatigue, that gives us a big advantage on the road. Like the team, Transitions is driven by innovation and a commitment to excellence. We are thrilled to work with them,” says Johnathan Vaughters, CEO of Slipstream Sports. Transitions president Brett Craig says “the riders of this team have set the standard for ethical competition while racing and training with the best technology available. As we looked to replicate the success of our PGA relationship in North America with a similar relationship in Europe; cycling, and specifically Team Garmin, was the perfect…

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