Mike Mattina/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Friends and family members of Brittney Griner gathered for a vigil outside the Russian Consulate in New York City on Wednesday evening, calling for the WNBA star’s release ahead of her trial in Russia. “Feb 17 was the last time I talked to my sister,”Read More →

KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images (MOSCOW) — WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared at a preliminary hearing in Moscow on Monday more than three months after she was detained in Russia. Griner did not respond to an ABC News reporter’s question as she walked out of the courtroom. Her attorney didRead More →

Nikola Krstic/MB Media/Getty Images (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — American swimmer Anita Alvarez is breathing a sigh of relief on Thursday after her coach dramatically rescued her when the athlete fainted and sank to the bottom of the swimming pool in the middle of her routine on Wednesday night. The dramatic scenesRead More →