• Character Samuel Equiano played Seeker for the Nigerian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Joshua Sankara played Seeker for Burkina Faso’s National Team at the 2006 Quidditch World Cup. His team having won the 2006 final match, Sankara was so popular that he was elected as Burkina Faso’s Minister for Magic. After a few days he resigned the post, in favour of continuing with his… Read More
• Character Rafael Santos was a Beater for Brazil’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Noriko Sato played as Seeker for the Japanese National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Described as a “gifted” Seeker, Sato was a member of the Japanese team at the 2014 tournament (Pm). Japan won their their first match in the Round of 16 against… Read More
• Broomsticks Broomsticks and broom sports hold a special place in the hearts of Hogwarts students. Quidditch matches are routinely attended by nearly every student and teacher in the school, and star fliers have near-celebrity status among the student body. Read More
• Quidditch The Seeker is the Quidditch player whose objective is to spot and catch the Golden Snitch (CS7). Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Seekers jinxed as Pride of Portree fall to the Arrows is a Sports headline in the Daily Prophet, following a controversial Quidditch match (DP3). A collision occurred during the race for the Snitch, between Dougal McBride (Pride of Portree) and Gregory Cotton (Appleby Arrows). This led to illegal… Read More
• Character Shanice Higgins played Seeker for the Jamaican National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Shintaro Shingo was a Beater on the Japanese National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Chaser Shingo and his teammate Masaki Hongo were star Chasers at the 2014 tournament, second only in popularity to the legendary Bulgarians of 1994, Volkov and Vulchanov (… Read More
• Character Sigrid Kristofferson played Seeker for the Norwegian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Tony Silva played Seeker for Brazil’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Narinder Singh was a Beater for the Fijian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Quidditch Skinning is the Quidditch foul of flying to deliberately collide with another player. During the Quidditch World Cup of 1994 the Irish team was awarded a penalty after an incident of skinning by the Bulgarian side (GF8). This foul would have been one of the… Read More
• Quidditch This Quidditch manoeuvre involves a player rolling upside down to avoid a Bludger (QA10). Read More
• Event Because Slytherin did not beat the Ravenclaw team by a large margin in their Quidditch match, Oliver Wood tells Harry Potter that it means that Gryffindor will be in second place for the Quidditch Cup if they also beat Ravenclaw in the next match (PA12). Read More
• Character Darius Smackhammer played Seeker for the United States National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Smackhammer was considered to be the “outstanding player” from the US team at the 2014 tournament (Pm). A controversial but close-fought match against Jamaica ended when the opposing… Read More
• Character Barnaby Snell is a fan of the Chudley Cannons Quidditch team in the 1990s. Mr Snell was quoted in the Daily Prophet in disbelief after the team defeated the Wigtown Wanderers, a win which ended the Cannons’ seventeen-game losing streak (DP3). Read More
• Quidditch A foul in Quidditch which happens when any other player than the Seeker touches the Golden Snitch (QA6). Read More
• Character Joseph Snuka played Seeker for the Fiji National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports teams The New Spain National Teams come from the North American country of New Spain. This is an old name for the country of Mexico. Quidditch New Spain’s Quidditch team were finalists in the 1809 Quidditch World Cup, a disaster more commonly referred to as “The… Read More
• Character Oddvar Spillum was the coach for the Norwegian National Quidditch team in 2014. Read More
• Character Stoyanka Grozda was a Chaser on the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports teams The Sunrays, a professional Quidditch team from Sumbawanga in Tanzania, are known for their formation looping. (QA8)… Read More
• Character Susan Blancheflower played Keeper for the United States National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. A participant in the 2014 tournament, her weakness in the early rounds was letting in too many goals during the matches against Jamaica and Liechtenstein (Pm). Hit in the… Read More
• Character Sylvian Boigny played Seeker for Ivory Coast’s National Team in 2014. A participant in the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014, Boigny failed to outrace the Norwegian Seeker and missed the Snitch in the opening Round of 16 (Pm). Read More
• Character Sylvian Jolicoeur played Seeker for the Haitian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. In Haiti’s first-round match against Brazil at the 2014 tournament, Jolicoeur was knocked out by a poorly hit Bludger from his teammate, Bloncourt, just before he would have caught the Snitch. Read More
• Sports teams The Syrian National Teams are from the Asian country of Syria. Quidditch Syria won the 1974 Quidditch World Cup after beating a team from Madagascar in the final match. This Quidditch World Cup tournament is mostly remembered for the mass rule-breaking known as “Royston Idlewind and the… Read More