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American Ryan Murphy sparks doping controversy after Russian swimmers win

American swimmer Ryan Murphy ignited controversy at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, contending that he was swimming in a race that’s "probably not clean," before backtracking. Murphy vented his frustrations after he took silver in the men’s 200-meter backstroke, losing to Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC). "I’ve...
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U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy: Tokyo Olympics meet ‘probably not clean’

TOKYO – The medalists’ news conference following the men’s 200-meter backstroke final turned into an uncomfortable affair Friday afternoon at the Tokyo Olympics, as the silver and bronze winners raised pointed questions about doping that appeared to be directed toward the gold winner, who was sitting uneasily between them. “Obviously,...

US 200m backstroke silver medalist Ryan Murphy claims the race was 'probably not clean' after he lost out to Russian swimmer as Moscow calls him a bad loser

US silver medalist Ryan Murphy has claimed the 200m backstroke race was 'probably not clean' after he lost out on gold to Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov. Murphy told reporters after the race Friday morning that it is a 'huge mental drain' to think he is participating in a race tainted by doping and said it 'frustrates' him that Russian athletes are competing in the Tokyo Games, after the state-sponsored doping program was exposed.
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How to watch Floridians Ryan Murphy (swimming), Ben Davison, Katelin Guregian (rowing) in the Olympics

Already the winner of a bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke, Ryan Murphy has his sights set on possibly a different colored medal tonight. Murphy, a graduate of Jacksonville's Bolles School, is the defending Olympic champion in the 200-meter backstroke, but like the Tokyo field for the 100, the 200 field in the final is extremely deep.

How to Swim Backstroke Like Olympian Ryan Murphy

The three-time Olympic gold medalist offers tips on swimming backstroke. Ryan Murphy has been at or near the top of the world rankings in both backstroke events since 2014, cementing his place as one of history’s best when he won the 100 and 200 backstroke at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.