The circumstances and communication surrounding the four-day 2020 Arnold Sports Festival, which began today in Columbus, Ohio have caused significant confusion over the past couple of days. Here is a timeline of what happened when and where things currently stand.
Tuesday Evening: The Cancelation
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, alongside public health officials and Arnold Schwarzenegger via phone, held a press conference to announce their decision to cancel the Fitness Expo and prohibit spectators at the Arnold due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. The one exception was the IFBB finals on Friday and Saturday evening,