DSB bankruptcy hits US skating team

The bankruptcy of DSB bank has caused serious financial problems for the US national speedskating association, US Speedskating.

DSB sponsored US Speedskating to the tune of $350,000 a year and the bankruptcy will leave the organisation in a challenging position just four months before the winter Olympics, according to a statement on its website.
DSB was also main sponsor of the Russian speedskaters and ran its own team in the Netherlands, which includes two-times Olympic gold medal winner Marianne Timmer.

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