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483 1/2 Wizolympics – Day 17 Update: Closing Ceremonies

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Daily Prophet Sports Correspondent, Ginny Potter, reports as the 2014 Wizolympics in Sochi come to a dramatic conclusion at the Firebird Stadium, with Russia handing off the Wizolympic Salamander to Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read More »

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 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 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 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 »

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

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Hello again, witches and wizards! I know you’re all anxious to find out who will walk away with the gold medal for this year’s Cliff Stunning. We saw some excellent techniques from the qualifying round earlier today, and Russia and Ireland will be given another opportunity to demonstrate their skill. Although a little sore, all bones have been mended in the hours in between rounds, and our Wizolympians are eager to begin.  And here they ... Read More »