Billiards, although for many it is considered a hobby they play in the arcade, is a sport. Specifically those considered to be precision. Several attempts have been made to include it in Olympic sports, but this has not happened so far.
Billiards have many different modalities: American, French (or carambola), Spanish, Italian, Hindu or Belgian.
It is played since the time of the Egyptians but in Europe began to gain popularity in the fifteenth century.
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