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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 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 ½ Wizolympics – Day 11 Update: W.W.N. Report

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The athletes are taking the plunge at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan reports on the leaps of faith at the Cliff Stunning event, while Glenda Chittock details the sticky situation at Expedition Wandless. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 10 Update: W.W.N. Report

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Things are heating up at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan covers the day-long Unicorn Capture event, which no athlete has won since 1862, while Glenda Chittock covers the giant challenge faced by the competitors of Expedition Wandless. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 10 Update: Unicorn Capture Pre-Contest

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One of the Wizolympics’ most cultivating bouts is the much-anticipated Unicorn Capture, which is set to begin this morning at 6:00 am, and will go until 6:00 pm unless a lucky team succeeds in capturing a unicorn before then. For those of you who are not seasoned viewers of the Wizolympic games, the Unicorn Capture is one of the longest-running winter Wizolympic events to date. The rules are very straightforward: in teams of two, the ... Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 9 Update: W.W.N. Report

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The ice is breaking at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan covers the brand new Ice Fishing event, where celebrity athlete Viktor Krum premieres his newfound skills, while Glenda Chittock covers a "growing problem" at Expedition Wandless. Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 8 Update: W.W.N. Report

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The brooms are up at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! Daily Prophet correspondent Ginny Potter covers the American-invented, Quidditch-inspired Frozen Quodpot event, while Lee Jordan introduces the W.W.N.'s replacement Expedition Wandless reporter, Glenda Chittock. Read More »