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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 11 Update: Cliff Stunning (Qualifying Round)

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Welcome to the qualifying round of Cliff Stunning. This event really is one of the highlights of the Wizolympics winter games. It’s everything that the games are supposed to be about wrapped into one. There’s danger, teamwork, and excitement to be had here. We have three teams vying for the two spots that are available in the final round. The countries competing in this event are Spain, Ireland, and Russia. 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

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This year’s Unicorn Capture has ended in yet another consecutive (and un-interesting might I add) loss with no success by any of the competing teams. This unfruitful event, already ostracized by many as it is the only non-magical non-squib event, has truly turned up quite a laughable audience. After watching the players wander aimlessly around in the freezing cold for well over a few hours now, many are just excited to escape the stadium and warm themselves with Butterbeer. 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 »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 7 Update: W.W.N. Report

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Sparks are flying at the 2014 Sochi Wizolympics! The W.W.N.'s Lee Jordan covers the Wand Skating & Snow Shoveling events, while Ludo Bagman gets opinions on the fate of the USA team from the remaining participants of Expedition Wandless. Read More »

483 1/2 Wizolympics – Day 7 Update: Snow Shoveling (Squib Games)

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We are now on Day 6 of the fifteen day-long Squib Snow Shoveling games. With a heatwave hitting Sochi, much of the shoveling has been of slush or after-game clean-ups. Squibs received special permission to shovel dragon dung after the Dragon Wrangling competition completed on Saturday. While the large piles could have been wiped away with a flick of a wand, it was felt that the Squibs would enjoy the task. The Wizolympic Committee is ... Read More »

483 ½ Wizolympics – Day 7 Update: Wand Skating

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Welcome back to Wand Skating at the 483rd ½ Wizolympics. It’s warm weather here in Sochi, but freezing spells are in effect here inside the dome that houses our skating rink. There is no lack of ice here. In fact, the ice has been cleared and is now a blank canvas ready for our next competitor to make their mark on. Read More »