Brittney Griner

Hope Remains For Brittney Griner’s Return Through Potential Prisoner Trade

Russian minister says the hopes of a prisoner exchange in 2022 aren’t impossible, however the WNBA star still faces a grueling sentence.
11/30/2022

Brittney Griner Moved to Russian Penal Colony in Mordovia

The U.S. Olympian and basketball star was moved to a location known to house other American prisoners held in the former Soviet republic.
11/18/2022

Joe Biden Is Hopeful About Negotiations To Release Brittney Griner

The WNBA star has been detained in Russia since February.
11/10/2022

Brittney Griner Met With U.S. Embassy Officials In Russia

The WNBA star has been convicted of drug smuggling.
11/04/2022

Brittney Griner’s Wife In ‘Complete Disbelief’ The WNBA Star’s Sentence Appeal Was Denied

The WNBA star was convicted of drug smuggling over a vape.
11/01/2022

NBA Commissioner Says League Is In Contact With The White House About Brittney Griner

The WNBA star has been sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for drug smuggling.
10/28/2022

Brittney Griner's Lawyers Say Russian Appeals Court Verdict Has 'Numerous Defects'

Meanwhile, the White House calls the court hearing a ‘sham’ and vows to ‘make every effort’ to bring the WNBA star home.
10/27/2022

Brittney Griner Loses Appeal Against Nine Year Prison Sentence In Russia

The WNBA star was jailed on drug possession charges, but she maintains she had no criminal intent.
10/25/2022

Brittney Griner ‘Not Expecting Any Miracles’ At Appeal Hearing

The WNBA star was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison.
10/25/2022