• Character Abraham Peasegood was an American wizard who invented the game of Quodpot (QA8). Peasegood immigrated to North America in the 1700s, intending to form a Quidditch team when he got there. The story goes that the Quaffle he had packed in his luggage came into contact with… Read More
• Quidditch The All-Africa Cup is a tournament to determine the top Quidditch team in Africa. It has been won twice by the Gimbi Giant-Slayers (QA8). Read More
• Character Aidan Lynch played Seeker for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup . During the final match of the 1994 tournament, Lynch was fooled by a Wronski Feint performed by Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum and slammed into the ground. He was revived by mediwizards with cups of… Read More
• Sports and competitions Aingingein is an Irish broom game involving a goat’s bladder called the “Dom“, barrels and fire (QA2). Featured in the book Quidditch Through the Ages and the subject of Irish ballads, in order to win the participant must hit the Dom through several flaming barrels against the clock, but without setting him or… Read More
• Character Alasdair Maddock is a Quidditch player, Chaser for the Montrose Magpies (1990s). Maddock is a bit over-interested in Muggle sports, which is documented in a series of articles in the Daily Prophet: He is photographed in a field trying to “head the ball” like a Muggle football… Read More
• Character Aliko Okoye was a Beater for the Nigerian National Quidditch Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. A member of the Nigerian team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament, Okoye and his Beater teammate Mercy Ojukwu, were described as “ferocious” during their match against Fiji, which was… Read More
• Character Raul Almeida played Keeper for the Brazil National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. 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 Tony… Read More
• Character Angus Buchanan was a Squib who rose to fame playing rugby for the Scottish national side. Angus Buchanan was the only non-magical member of the Buchanan family of the Scottish Borders. Fearing the wrath of their father, the Buchanan siblings helped to conceal Angus’ lack of magic, even… Read More
• Sports teams The Argentinian National Teams come from the South American country of Argentina. Quidditch Although competing with the popular America sport of Quodpot, Argentina’s Quidditch team has reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup during the last century (QA8). Half of the Argentinian National team were found… Read More
• Sports teams The Armenian National Teams come from the Eurasian country of Armenia. Quidditch Quidditch fans who wanted to watch the English Under-17s play the Armenian Junior Nationals in England were advised to contact the Department of Magical Games and Sports (DP3). Read More
• Character Arsenia Gonzales was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Part of the team representing the United States in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Gonzales participated in matches against Jamaica (won by 240 points to 230), Liechtenstein (USA 450 –… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Quidditch places Quidditch is played world-wide. National teams compete for the Quidditch World Cup every four years, while local professional and amateur teams play wherever they can find a place out of sight of the Muggles. Map of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup Stadium Lexicon’s list of Quidditch… Read More
• Quidditch The Attack of the Killer Forest, which took place at the final of the Quidditch World Cup in 1809, is considered to be one of the worst exhibitions of unsportsmanlike conduct in history (Pm). The match between Romania and New Spain (now Mexico) ended in a… Read More
• Sports teams The Australian National Teams come from the Antipodean country of Australia. Quidditch Quidditch came to Australia some time in the eighteenth century and is very popular, not least because of the large areas of uninhabited outback where Quidditch can be played without Muggle notice. Australian teams are known for… Read More