Brittney Griner, from Olympic gold to prison in Russia: the basketball star’s long career – KESQ

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Angela Reyes Haczek (CNN Spanish) – Brittney Griner, sentenced this Thursday in Russia to nine years in prison, is one of the great stars of women’s basketball in the United States and is also a figure who has made her way in scenarios as disparate as murals street scenes of Phoenix and the White House. … Read more

The trial begins in Russia against the American basketball star Brittney Griner, in preventive detention since February

The trial begins in Russia against the American basketball star scaled

American basketball player Brittney Griner, who was arrested in March at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, is escorted before a court hearing in Khimki, outside Moscow, Russia on July 1. 2022. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina The American basketball player Brittney Griner, in preventive detention since February in Russia, is tried as … Read more

Brittney Griner appears in a Russian court for a preliminary hearing

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By Jim Heintz Associated Press More than four months after being detained at an airport in Moscow, RussiaAmerican basketball star Brittney Griner will appear in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial for possession of cannabis. The Phoenix Mercury player, considered in some polls to be America’s most gifted female athlete, … Read more

Joe Biden, the only one who can free Brittney Griner, assures the basketball player’s wife

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Cherelle Griner, the wife of Brittney Griner, said the last time she heard her wife’s voice was on February 17, the day the WNBA star was detained in Russia. Now, Cherelle Griner said she hopes her voice reaches United States President Joe Biden. “There’s one person who can go get her, and that’s our president,” … Read more

Joe Biden, the only one who can free Brittney Grinner, assures the basketball player’s wife

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Cherelle Griner, the wife of Brittney Griner, said the last time she heard her wife’s voice was on February 17, the day the WNBA star was detained in Russia. Now, Cherelle Griner said she hopes her voice reaches United States President Joe Biden. “There’s one person who can go get her, and that’s our president,” … Read more

Russia wants the ‘merchant of death’ in exchange for basketball player Brittney Griner

Russia wants the merchant of death in exchange for basketball

Brittney Griner is detained in Moscow after they reported finding vape cartridges allegedly containing cannabis oil in her luggage. Still in jail, she awaits trial next month on charges that could carry up to 10 years in prison. (Photo: AP/Chase Stevens) The Russian state media have assured that it is very likely that in an … Read more

Brittney Griner: Russia lengthens detention of US basketball star arrested in Moscow

Brittney Griner Russia lengthens detention of US basketball star arrested

Brittney Griner is probably the best female basketball player of all time. She has been detained in Russia since February and the Russian authorities have extended her detention for another month. Griner, 31, was arrested on February 17 – although the arrest was confirmed in March – after Moscow airport officials allegedly will find cannabis … Read more

How the Mercury is preparing for the 2022 WNBA season without Brittney Griner

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PHOENIX — There will be a conspicuous and imposing absence for the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night in their 2022 WNBA season opener — and beyond. Friday’s game against the Las Vegas Aces will be Phoenix’s first without Brittney Griner, widely considered the most dominant center in women’s basketball in the world. Griner has been … Read more

Russia extends detention of basketball player Brittney Griner for months

Russia extends detention of basketball player Brittney Griner for months

The US basketball player Brittney Griner will remain under arrest Moscow for at least two more months after a court granted investigators an extension, according to the Russian state news agency. “The court granted the request of the investigation and extended the period of detention of the American citizen Griner until May 19,” the court … Read more