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Roger Federer and wife donate $1 million to help fight coronavirus

Switzerland has recorded more than 8,000 cases and 66 deaths due to COVID-19 and authorities have banned gatherings of more than five people in public spaces, with fines being given to those failing to adhere to the regulations. In a post on Instagram the Swiss star wrote: "These are challenging times for everyone and nobody should be left behind."Mirka and I have personally decided to donate one million Swiss Francs for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland."Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others might join in supporting more families in need. "Together we can overcome this crisis! Stay healthy!"READ: Professional tennis suspended until June as coronavirus pandemic continues to impact sportThe 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion's donation comes as sports stars, clubs and associations from around the world continue to help relief efforts amid the ongoing pandemic.Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have each donated €1 million ($1.1 million) to the cause.Earlier on Wednesday, top-flight Italian football club Inter Milan annoRead More – Source

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