• Broomsticks These are brooms that have been specifically designed for speed and control so that they can be used for Quidditch or other broom sports. Chapter 9 of  the book Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling outlines the history of the development of the racing broom. (QA9)… Read More
• Character Rafael Santos was a Beater for Brazil’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Event The Comet Trading Company’s first broom model is the Comet 140, which is equipped with the patented Horton-Keitch Braking Charm. Horton and Keitch had been teammates with the Falmouth Falcons Quidditch team and developed their brooms in direct competition to Cleansweep’s broom… Read More
• Character Raul Almeida played Keeper for the Brazil National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Appearances As their Keeper at the 2014 tournament, Almeida was key to Brazil’s victory over the USA in the semi-final, repeatedly stopping the American Chasers from scoring, thus allowing the match to be decided by… Read More
• Sports teams The Ravenclaw Quidditch Team of Hogwarts is drawn from the students of Ravenclaw House. The team wear robes of blue and bronze. Their Quidditch team during the 1993-1994 school year was really good. They managed to lighten Harry’s mood when they “flattened Hufflepuff in their Quidditch match at the end of… Read More
• Event Because Ravenclaw beat Hufflepuff in their Quidditch match at the end of November, the Gryffindor team is not out of the running for this year’s Quidditch Cup. This helps Harry Potter feel a little bit better about him falling off his broom when they played… Read More
• Character Rawya Zaghloul played Seeker for the Egyptian National Team in 2002. Zaghloul beat Viktor Krum to the Snitch in the final match of the 2002 Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Read More
• Occupations The referee is in charge of making sure that Quidditch games are played fairly and safely. Madam Hooch, who teaches students to fly, usually referees the games played at Hogwarts School (PS11, CS10, CS14, PA9, PA13, PA15, OP19, HBP14,… Read More
• Character Iefan Rice was a Beater on the Welsh National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Born in 1903, Mr Kegg is the current President of English Gobstones team. (FW)… Read More
• Countries A former communist country and current member of the European Union, Romania is a rapidly growing country. Read More
• Character Royston Idlewind was a Chaser on the Australian National Team in 1966 and International Director of the International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee (ICQWC) from 1971 to 1974) (Pm). Idlewind was a member of the Austrialian team that won the 1966 Quidditch World Cup. An unpopular appointment as International… Read More
• Quidditch “Royston Idlewind and the Dissimulators” is the name by which the 1974 Quidditch World Cup is known. Events The tournament was famous for the attempt by the ICWQC International Director, Royston Idlewind, to ban crowd members from carrying wands. This led to a feverish and heightened atmosphere in the stands… Read More
• Character Barry Ryan was a Quidditch player and Keeper for Ireland’s National Team (1994). Ryan was a member of the winning team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup, along with teammates Connolly and Quigley (Beaters), Aidan Lynch (Seeker), Moran, Mullet and Troy (Chasers) (GF8). Rather than Ireland’s exciting final match against the… Read More
• Character Ryuichi Yamaguchi was a Chaser for Japan’s National Team at the Quidditch World Cup. tournament in 2014 (Pm). Yamaguchi was one of the three Chasers in the talented Japanese team at the 2014 tournament (Pm). The Japanese team won their first match against Poland and the quarter-final… Read More