483 1/2 Wizolympics – Day 16 Update: Snow Shoveling Finals (Squib Games)

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As the Squib Games came to a close in Sochi, things heated up amid the slushy snow. Just after Avalanching concluded on Thursday, the Squib players were charged with the task of shoveling their way back down the mountain. Before they could get far, ten Cornish pixies mysteriously arrived on the scene. Three snatched Diggory Pitts’s (USA) shovel from his blistered hands and began to shovel snow on top of his head while the other ... Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 15 Update: W.W.N. Report

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It's getting cold at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan reports on the magic-intensive Ice Course at the Firebird Stadium, as well as the exciting final round at the Avalanching event, while Glenda Chittock greets the teams of Expedition Wandless as they race to reunite with their wands. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 15 Update: Ice Obstacle Course

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Hello, wizards. We’re back for the final round of the always unpredictable Ice Course at the Sochi Wizolympics. Hungary, the UK, the US, and South Africa will be competing for the gold medal in the ice course. Eniko Csaszar of Hungary, having won the gold in this event twice previously, is a fan favorite, and many predict he will be taking home his third gold tonight. However, in a surprising turn, Benjamin Hadley, a first-time ... Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 15 Update: Avalanching Finals

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Hello, hello! Barnabas Cuffe here again to report to you, dear Prophet subscribers! The last you heard from me was when I relayed the Snowball Fight Tournament, but since my capture and subsequent release from the Pogrebin prison of darkness, the Prophet leadership has offered me a much needed hiatus from my coverage of the Wizolympic games. And yet, I was never one for sitting idle. The show must go on, as they say! To ... Read More »

Theater Review: ‘See How They Run’ starring Warwick Davis

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The Reduced Height Theatre Company brings something extra special to this quintessentially English play. In this new venture Warwick Davis brings together a cast of by no means small proportions. Although the average height of the cast is just 4ft 2, this is not in any way the focus of the production. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 15 Update: Ice Course

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With the Wizolympics winding down, we head into one of our final events: the Ice Course. Easily one of the most watched sports due to the multitude of magic displayed, crowds have gathered in the thousands to watch. The arena you see before you has been transformed into a frozen tundra maze. Our six individuals will traverse across the ice at the same time, hoping to make it to the end before the other competitors. ... Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 14 Update: W.W.N. Report

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The snow is falling at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan reports on the Avalanching qualifying rounds and gets an expert opinion from author Daisy Hookum on the recent scandals at Expedition Wandless, while Glenda Chittock covers the competition's penultimate event in Krasnya Polyana. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 14 Update: Avalanching

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Racing down an avalanche in a cauldron... a Wizolympic favorite! Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 13 Update: W.W.N. Report

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The action is sweeping by at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan reports on the major upset at the Curling event, while Glenda Chittock covers the rule-breaking shocker at the Expedition Wandless camp. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 13 Update: Wizard Curling Final Round

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The roaring of spectators could be heard from across Russia from Firebird Stadium this afternoon as the Swedish and Canadian teams faced off in the final round of Wizard Curling. Fans say that it was one of the most thrilling matches that they had ever seen. Since Canada has won the gold medal in Wizard Curling for the past eight years, Swedish fans were not taken aback when Canadian curler Aimee Ouellette delivered three flawless ... Read More »