Doping spat: Russian Olympic Committee hits back after US swimmer questions whether gold medal winner was '100% clean'
(CNN) — The issue of doping reared its head at Tokyo 2020 on Friday as the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) hit back at comments from American swimmer Ryan Murphy which questioned whether Evgeny Rylov's...
U.S. Swimmer Questions Legitimacy of Race After Russian Wins Gold
After winning silver in the men's 200-meter backstroke, U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy suggested the race probably "wasn't clean." Gold medal winner Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee denied any performance-enhancing substance use. Learn more about Russia's two-year ban from the World Anti-Doping Agency for its state-sponsored doping program and the cloud it casts over Russian athletes.