US basketball star Brittney Griner. Photo: Reuters
US basketball star Brittney Griner. Photo: Reuters
Russia

Russian court rejects US basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against 9-year drug sentence

  • Lawyers for Griner, who was arrested with vape cartridges containing cannabis oil at a Moscow airport, said the verdict was out of line with Russian judicial practice
  • The US said it would ‘continue to engage with Russia’ to bring the 32-year-old home