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The Arnold Schedules Return for 2021

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Arnold Schedules Return for 2021

It was unclear whether The Arnold Sports Festival and Expo would return to Columbus after government officials stepped in and canceled major parts of the festival, as a dozen states were just reporting their first cases of COVID-19. At the time, Ohio did not have any confirmed cases, but the number of spectators expected for […]

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Arnold Unveils Virtual Expo

Susan Post Susan Post Arnold Unveils Virtual Expo

Earlier this month, the Arnold Sports Festival was one of the first events to see a modified schedule as concerns over the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 increased. Modifications included the cancellation of the festival’s trade show and fitness expo, which features over 1,000 vendor booths offering sports equipment, apparel, nutrition supplements and more. It’s normally […]

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Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2020

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2020

The 2020 edition of the Arnold Sports Festival came to Columbus over the past weekend, and despite the COVID-19 ban on spectators, the show (mostly) still went ahead. Although the Expo and several of the sporting events unfortunately had to be canceled, athletes still took part in a wide range of events that took place […]

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Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Editor’s note 3/5/2020, 10:00 a.m.: New details on the Arnold Sports Festival have been added as organizers and officials give clarification on what the event will entail. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther held a press conference Tuesday evening to address concerns about the annual Arnold Sports Festival, announcing that the festival […]

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Fitness and Yoga Programs See Big Expansion at Upcoming Arnold Sports Festival

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Fitness and Yoga Programs See Big Expansion at Upcoming Arnold Sports Festival

“We are so pleased that the Arnold believes in our fitness and yoga classes so much,” says Pamela Conn owner of FitLife Columbus and co-coodinator of dance and yoga fitness events at the Arnold Sports Festival for 2020. “Everyone can come dance like no one is watching!” Multiple yoga and dance fitness events will be […]

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Photos: The 31st Arnold Sports Festival

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The 31st Arnold Sports Festival

The 31st Arnold Sports Festival took place over the weekend as 22,000 athletes and somewhere close to a zillion attendees took over the city to watch and participate in over 80 sports and check out all that’s new in the world of sports equipment, apparel and nutrition. Visitors were once again treated to a sensory […]

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Arnold Sports Festival

  Arnold Sports Festival

The Arnold Sports Festival, already the largest multi-sport event in the world, will grow even larger in 2019 when an estimated 22,000 athletes from 60 nations compete in a record 80 sports and events from February 28-March 3 in Columbus, Ohio. Headlining the nation’s largest multi-sport festival are professional bodybuilding and strongman competitions with the […]

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