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any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls

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All events are sanctioned by Cue Sports International and are played on the Diamond professional pool table.
The cue sports chief is currently in talks with sponsors for some much-needed backing in hosting such a world-class event in Bahrain, and says that World Snooker are very keen on a return trip to the island.
Tony Drago possesses a remarkable talent at cue sports
Cue sports results from the 15th Asian Games on Tuesday:
SNOOKER: Snooker bosses have lost their battle to have cue sports at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.
Snooker: Reigning world champion Graeme Dott and other top players will not be chasing future Commonwealth Games glory after the sport's bosses lost their battle to have cue sports included at the 2010 Games in India.
SNOOKER: Administrators have lost their battle to have cue sports included at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India.
The BCA is shining the spotlight on the historic, recreational and educational aspects of cue sports (October is "Billiard Awareness Month").
The games will include championships in 12 sports, including athletics, cue sports, wheelchair rugby, fencing, powerlifting, archery and swimming.
HARTLEPOOL JUNIOR CUE SPORTS LEAGUE Sponsored by Blindcraft THE season is finally underway after a three month-delay with all fixtures are now being played at Sam's Snooker and Pool Club following the fire that destroyed Hartlepool Snooker Centre.
CUE sports legend Geet Sethi was one of India's few non- cricketing sporting heroes back in the day.
The Everton company, today led by the founder's grandson, Peter Clare, is such a repository of the history of cue sports that it boasts a suite of historic brands and its own museum.
Rileys, the UK's largest cue sports operator, have nearly 130 pool and snooker clubs nationwide.
Cue Sports Minister Alun Ffred Jones: "The 12 Welsh athletes in Beijing are amongst the best in the world, and while most people will never reach the peak of perfection, I hope they will inspire more people to become active and take up sports.
He said: "Without a doubt this is the biggest development I've seen in cue sports.