When your Olympics is halfway around the world, how does your body clock affect your performance? We talk with researcher Renske Lok about circadian rhythms and the surprising way they can affect Olympians’ competitions.

Read about Renske’s research on Scientific Reports: Nature Research.

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We also have Games Updates from Tokyo 2020, including news about the lavish spreads that the Tokyo Organizing Committee wants to control.

And the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board met, which means another press conference with TBach. The foremost question on our minds: Will he wave good-bye?

Photo courtesy of Renske Lok.


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