FSU experts available to discuss history, preparation and impact of Olympic Games

By: Kathleen Haughney | Published: July 12, 2021 | 3:40 pm | SHARE: After a year’s delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics will commence at the end of July to much fanfare, but with no actual fans in the stands.  The games begin July 23 and run through Aug. 8.  Florida State University researchers are available to assist reporters who are covering the Summer Olympics.

Gold on the Line: Olympic Athletes and Their Focus of Attention

No aspect of life was immune from the COVID-19 pandemic — not even a mega, international event that comes around only once every four years. The postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics, though, might have actually worked to the benefit…

Doping by athletes could become tougher to hide with new detection method

A new method for detecting doping could even the playing field for those trying to keep the Olympics and other competitions clean. Today, scientists report progress in detecting existing dopants and potential future “designer” compounds. They will present their results at ACS Spring 2021.