PARIS

In France, even actors in the sports world are doing their part to ease the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

French sporting goods retailer Decathlon announced that it will donate the remainder of its Subea Easybreath diving mask stock to caregivers and hospitals in Europe for use in the crisis.

The company, which has a presence in 70 countries, including Turkey, will give 30,000 masks each to hospitals in France and Spain, and 10,000 to hospitals in Italy – all for free.

Since most factories are shuttered at the moment with shipping at a standstill, the manufacturing of masks

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