US women’s basketball team withdraws Brittney Griner’s number until she is released by Russia

US womens basketball team withdraws Brittney Griners number until she

Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in prison in Russia. Photo: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images The women’s basketball team The United States retired this Wednesday the number 15, the number of Brittney Grineruntil the Phoenix Mercury player, arrested in Russia since last February for drug possession, is released. “No one on ‘Team USA’ wears number … Read more

WNBA: Court sets July 1 as the start of Griner’s trial

Detencion de Griner en Rusia se extiende otra vez scaled

MOSCOW — More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged possession of cannabis, a Russian court has set the start date for the trial of American basketball star Brittney Griner for this Friday, July 1. The Phoenix Mercury star has also been ordered to remain in custody for the … Read more

Russia extends Griner’s detention by a month

Russia extends Griners detention by a month

MOSCOW – The WNBA star’s lawyer, Brittney Grinersaid on Friday that his detention in Russia was extended by a month. Griner’s attorney, Alexander Boykov, told The Associated Press that he believed the relatively short length of detention indicated the case would come to trial soon. Griner has been detained for nearly three months. At the … Read more

Griner’s detention in Russia extended until May 19

Griners detention in Russia extended until May 19

The arrest of the American basketball star Brittney Griner in Russia for the possession of cartridges with cannabis-derived oil has been extended until May 19, according to the Russian state news agency TASS. . TASS reported that the Moscow region’s Khimkinsky court ruled in favor of detaining the seven-time WNBA All-Star for at least two … Read more

Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia extended until May 19

Brittney Griners detention in Russia extended until May 19

Brittney Griner’s arrest extended in Russia 0:49 (CNN) — A Moscow court announced that it extended the detention of the American basketball star Brittney Griner until May 19, according to the Russian state news agency TASS. “The court granted the request of the investigation and extended the detention period of the US citizen Griner until … Read more