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 »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 13 Update: Wizard Curling Qualifying Rounds

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As the 483 1/2 Wizolympics arrive closer to their end, the events in store seem to be getting increasingly thrilling. Day 13 presents us with a wizarding tradition and fan favorite - that’s right - Wizard Curling. Earlier today, eight countries’ teams competed in qualifying rounds to determine who would ultimately be competing in the final round, which will be occuring at 3:00 pm this afternoon. If you are sitting on pins and needles waiting for the championship match to begin, fret not! We at the Daily Prophet have put together a brief history of one of the Wizarding World’s beloved sports, Wizard Curling. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 12 Update: W.W.N. Report

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It’s a race to the finish at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.’s Lee Jordan reports on the daring teams competing in the Skrewt Sledding event, as well as the special Squib guest at the ongoing Snow Shoveling competition, while Glenda Chittock details the deep dive taken by the athletes of Expedition Wandless. Read More »

483 1/2 Wizolympics – Day 12 Update: Snow Shoveling (Squib Games)

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We are in the homestretch of the Snow Shoveling games as the eleventh day comes to a close in Sochi – and what an event it has been. Diggory Pitts (USA), reigning gold medalist, was taken to the mediwizard tent two days ago to be treated for severe blistering and exhaustion. “Poor thing, he has nothing left in him. Blisters the size of Galleons,” lamented Healer Herby Planter. Diggory has single handedly – mostly because ... Read More »