Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Brittney Griner


Kremlin says Griner swap must be discussed without publicity

August 05, 2022 7:00 pm

A judge convicted the 31-year-old athlete Thursday of drug possession and smuggling, and sentenced her to nine years in prison.

WNBA's Griner convicted at drug trial, sentenced to 9 years

August 05, 2022 10:25 am

Defense attorney Maria Blagovolina told reporters later that Griner was "very upset, very stressed. She can hardly talk.

Russian court sentences US basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in jail

August 05, 2022 7:24 am

The 31-year-old Griner, a two-time US Olympic champion and a eight-time all-star with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury listened with a blank expression as an interpreter translated the verdict by Judge Anna Sotnikova.

Explained: Who is Victor Bout, the Russian arms dealer the US may swap for Brittney Griner? 

July 30, 2022 11:37 am

Notorious for fuelling violence across the globe with his weapon supplies, Viktor Bout was for long considered a key figure in the shadowy world of illicit arms smuggling.

US offer to swap Russian arms Dealer for Griner highlights uncomfortable choices

July 29, 2022 9:27 am

By no measure are they comparable, yet the Biden administration has proposed trading the merchant of death for the imprisoned basketball player as well as a former Marine held in Russia on what are considered trumped-up espionage charges.

US basketball star detained in Russia asks president Joe Biden for help

July 06, 2022 2:50 pm

In her letter, Brittney Griner reminds Biden about her father who served in Vietnam war and says she misses her wife and family