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Old 03-22-2021, 02:17 AM
 
Location: Glasgow Scotland
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While reading about the origins of these games I had always thought Pool was an American sport.. seems it originated in France as far back as the 1300s...However Snooker was much later.. started its said by British military in India..the word snooker derives from a cadet in the army... or a lower ranking..sort of derogatory term.....Billiards I had always thought was the same as snooker starting in India but seems I was wrong.. Originally the game was called Billiards and is, of course, still referred to as such by the pros. The term billiards comes from the French. The root words are either 'billart' which is one of the sticks or 'bille,' which means ball. The sport had its beginnings way back in the 15th century in Northern Europe.
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Old 05-16-2022, 03:34 PM
 
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SEA Games 2022.

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