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US Olympic basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges as trial date set

Sky News Monday, 27 June 2022
US Olympic basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges as trial date setUS basketball star Brittney Griner has been ordered to stand trial in Russia on Friday on cannabis possession charges.
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Brittney Griner’s Trial , Is Scheduled by Russian Court. CNN reports Griner's lawyer has confirmed that the WNBA star's trial will start July 1. CNN reports Griner's lawyer has confirmed that the WNBA star's trial will start July 1. The Russian court also ruled in favor of Griner's detention...

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USWNT Beats Canada , in CONCACAF W Championship. USWNT Beats Canada , in CONCACAF W Championship. According to Bleacher Report, the United States Women's National Team has clinched their spot in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. According to Bleacher Report, the United States Women's National Team has clinched their spot in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. In their game against Canada on July 18, Alex Morgan scored on a penalty kick in the 78th minute to lead the Americans to their 1-0 victory. In their game against Canada on July 18, Alex Morgan scored on a penalty kick in the 78th minute to lead the Americans to their 1-0 victory. It was Morgan's third goal of the tournament. The win secures the U.S. a spot as one of two CONCACAF representatives in Paris. The win secures the U.S. a spot as one of two CONCACAF representatives in Paris. Canada will have a chance at the other spot when they face Jamaica in a September 2023 playoff. Canada will have a chance at the other spot when they face Jamaica in a September 2023 playoff. Third-place finisher Jamaica beat Costa Rica 1-0 on July 18. Third-place finisher Jamaica beat Costa Rica 1-0 on July 18. The U.S. is currently ranked No. 1 by FIFA in addition to being defending World Cup champions. The U.S. is currently ranked No. 1 by FIFA in addition to being defending World Cup champions. Canada is ranked No. 6 by FIFA while also being defending Olympic champions. Canada is ranked No. 6 by FIFA while also being defending Olympic champions

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Trevor Noah Slams Russia Over Brittney Griner Sentence, 'This Is Bulls***'

Hours after Brittney Griner was sentenced by a Russian judge to 9 years in prison ... Trevor Noah went IN on the foreign country -- dragging Vladimir Putin,..
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American basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison [Video]

American basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison

A judge said 31-year-old Brittney Griner illegally brought vape cartridges with cannabis oil into the country when she flew to Moscow earlier this year.

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Griner given nine-year jail term on drug charges

US basketball star Brittney Griner given nine-year jail sentence on drug charges by Russian court
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US basketball player Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian jail over drug charges

A Russian judge has convicted and sentenced American basketball player Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for drug possession and smuggling.
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