Brittney Griner appears in a Russian court for a preliminary hearing

1656372161 Brittney Griner appears in a Russian court for a preliminary

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

European basketball competitions extended suspension to Russian clubs

1655394738 European basketball competitions extended suspension to Russian clubs

Zenit Saint Petersburg is one of the Russian clubs that will not be able to play in the 2022/23 season. Photo: Basketball Club Zenit The body that governs the two main European basketball competitions, the Euroleague and the Eurocup, suspended all Russian clubs from its two competitions for the 2022/23 season, it announced in a … Read more

He won the Ballon d’Or that should have been given to Maradona in 1986 and today he accompanies the Ukrainian soldiers who repel the Russian invasion

1649326866 He won the Ballon dOr that should have been given

Igor Belánov with the Ballon d’Or won in 1986 and today in the trench (on the left) The story of Igor Belanov is well known and not just because it was who won the Ballon d’Or in 1986but because that award should have been given to Diego Armando Maradona for his conquest in the World … Read more

Sweden expelled a player from its basketball team for signing with a Russian team | Jonas Jerebko signed for CSKA Moscow and will not be able to play in the national team anymore

Sweden expelled a player from its basketball team for signing

The Swedish Basketball Federation made a drastic decision against Jonas Jerebkomember of the national team of that country: as a consequence of having signed with CSKA Moscow, the entity expelled him from the teamaccording to what was reported this Thursday through a statement. Jerebko, a pivot of 2.08 meters, 35 years old and 10 seasons … Read more

Roman Abramovich, who put Chelsea up for sale, is one of the Russian oligarchs who did not resist pressure from the United Kingdom | Soccer | sports

1646350812 Roman Abramovich who put Chelsea up for sale is one

The sale of the Chelsea club by millionaire Roman Abramovich is the most visible result so far of the pressure on the Russian oligarchs in the United Kingdom, but this has not silenced those who demand that the British government be more forceful. Russian money in London is the great taboo facing Boris Johnson’s Executive. … Read more

BASKETBALL: THE EUROLEAGUE SEPARATES THE RUSSIAN TEAMS

BASKETBALL THE EUROLEAGUE SEPARATES THE RUSSIAN TEAMS

The organization made a very tough decision about the future of the four teams that compete in the Euroleague and Eurocup. The Euroleague took drastic measures around the war between Russia and Ukraine and decided to suspend the Russian teams from international competitions. So much so that CSKA Moscow, Zenit St. Petersburg and UNICS Kazan … Read more

Roman Abramovich, Russian, owner of Chelsea, appointed mediator with Ukraine

Roman Abramovich Russian owner of Chelsea appointed mediator with Ukraine

Ukraine has asked businessman Roman Abramovich, owner of Chelsea, to act as a mediator in the peace negotiations between Ukraine and Russia. As confirmed by a spokesman for Abramovich, the Ukrainian government has contacted the Russian billionaire to “help achieve peace.” Abramovich’s role Abramovich, owner of Chelsea. Furthermore, Ukrainian film director Alexander Rodnyansky reported that … Read more

Two days fleeing the war: the dramatic odyssey experienced by soccer player Claudio Spinelli to escape from Ukraine in the midst of the Russian attack

Two days fleeing the war the dramatic odyssey experienced by

Claudio Paul Spinelli took more than two days to cross the border with Poland (Photo: @SpinelliClaudio / File) Claudia speaks fast. In a hurry. Agitated. He hasn’t slept in more than two days. From Buenos Aires, he experienced the war in the first person. It is one more story that he carries on his shoulders … Read more

Consequences in sport after the Russian attack on Ukraine: Barcelona does not travel to play the Euroleague and Schalke 04 removed its sponsor from the shirt

1645724657 Consequences in sport after the Russian attack on Ukraine Barcelona

The German team announced that it will remove its main Russian sponsor from the shirt (REUTERS / Leon Kuegeler) The invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine in the early hours of this Thursday generated a global impact. And the sports field was not oblivious to the images that travel the planet with the bombings of … Read more

The desperate request of a group of soccer players from Ukraine after the Russian attack: “We don’t know if there will be food”

The desperate request of a group of soccer players from

The desperate request of the Brazilian players of Ukraine’s Dinamo Kiev and Shakhtar Donetsk after the Russian attack There are moments of tension and desperation in Ukraine after Vladimir Putin will announce the start of a Russian “military operation” in that country. In the midst of fear and uncertainty, there are several who try to … Read more