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Two-time Olympic medalist and seven-time WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was found guilty in a Russia court of drug smuggling with criminal intent. Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges last month in what her lawyers say was an attempt to take responsibility and receive leniency. Griner was sentenced by the court to 9 years of jail time with a fine of 1 million rubles (roughly 16,400 USD), judge Anna Sotnikova of the Khimki city court said.

Two-time Olympic medalist and seven-time WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was found guilty in a Russia court of drug smuggling with criminal intent. Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges last month in what her lawyers say was an attempt to take responsibility and receive leniency. Griner was sentenced by the court to 9 years of jail time with a fine of 1 million rubles (roughly 16,400 USD), judge Anna Sotnikova of the Khimki city court said.

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