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 of the US basketball player accused of bringing drugs into Russia begins

The trial of the US basketball player accused of bringing

WNBA star Brittney Griner enters the courthouse where her criminal case began in Russia.Alexander Zemlyanichenko (AP) four months later having been arrested After entering Russia, Brittney Griner’s trial has finally begun. The star of the WNBA, the US women’s basketball league, entered the courthouse on Friday afternoon wearing a Jimmy Hendrix jersey and with an … 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

FIBA excluded Russia and Belarus from the Qualifiers for the next Basketball World Cups

FIBA excluded Russia and Belarus from the Qualifiers for the

“Russia is eliminated from Group H and Belarus is eliminated from Group B of the European Qualifiers for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2023,” FIBA ​​reported. The International Federation of Associated Basketball (FIBA) ratified the separation of Russia and Belarus “indefinitely” in all its competitions due to the warlike conflict that Ukraine suffers. “No FIBA … 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

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

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

Ogwumike: Griner detained in Russia for “gender problem”

Ogwumike Griner detained in Russia for gender problem

While the seven-time All-Star of the WNBA, Brittney Grinerentering her 55th day in Russian custody, the WNBA Players Association has a new message amid concerns about her safety and mental health. Nneka Ogwumike abcnews Nneka Ogwumikepresident of the WNBA Women’s Players Association and player for the LA Sparks, joined the program good morning america from … 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

Brittney Griner is in “good condition” in Russia, according to the US.

Brittney Griner is in good condition in Russia according to

US officials visited the basketball player Brittney Griner for the first time since it was arrested on Russia for charges of drug possession. State Department spokesman Ned Price said she was in “good condition” when a US Embassy official visited her on Wednesday. “In the last few hours, an official from our embassy has had … Read more