Basketball: Olympia Star continues to sit in Moscow
The two-time basketball olympic champion Brittney Griner sits after their arrest because of alleged drug owners on Moscow Scheremetyevo Airport even longer in Russia.
A court in the area of Moscow in the city of Chimki extended the arrest until 19 May, as the news agency “TASS” reported.
As the news agency “Interfax” reported at the beginning of March citing Russian customs, so-called Vape cartridges and Hashish oil have been discovered in a check in the luggage of the American in February.
Griner had been arrested, it was investigation. It threatens the information five to ten years imprisonment. A consular care of the US should not have existed so far.
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The name of the detained basketballist was initially not mentioned by the customs authority, but Russian media wrote, but that it was Griner.
Since 2015, the 31-year-old US national player also played in the Ummc Jekaterinburg team in the Urals. With the Russian top club, Griner won four times the Euroleague.