Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, are a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick, which is used to strike billiard balls and thereby cause them to move around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by elastic bumpers known as cushions. Historically, the umbrella term was billiards. Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the later half of the 19th century. It is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth, or baize, with pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each long side.

How to Play

How to Play Billiards

Billiards, any of various games played on a rectangular table with a designated number of small balls and a long stick called a cue. The table and the cushioned rail bordering the table are topped with a feltlike tight-fitting cloth. Carom, or French, billiards is played with three balls on a table that has no pockets.

How to Play Snooker

Player A gets in a few good shots, potting a red, followed by a black, followed by red, brown, red, and then misses the next shot at a color. Player A is awarded 1 + 7 + 1 + 4 + 1 = 14 points

Sports Associations Details


  1. Registration No                         -           25

  2. Registration Year                      -           1976.05.06

  3. Gazette No                              -           1990/23 – 2016.10.27

  4. Duration of the Position           -           04



Mr. Shyam Hussain

No. 77, Samudraveediya, Galle.

077 7559713



Mr.U.B. Lanaroll

No 326, A61 Idda Uyana Palanwatta, Pannipitiya.




Anton Kandia

No. 04, Gangadhara Mawatha,

Opposite Temple Road,


072 275 556

  1. List of Affiliated Associations            -

  • Sub Associations / Sports Clubs-35

1. Automobile Association of Ceylon

2. Army Billiards and Snooker Committee

3. Burger Recreation Club

4. Ceylon Electricity Board Recreation Committee

5. Colombo Cricket Club (Gymkhana)

6. Carlton Club

7. Colombo Colts Cricket Club

8. Galle Cricket Club

9. Havelock Sports Club

10. Kurunegala Society

11. Black City Club

12. Kandy YMBA

13. Nuwara Eliya Sports Club

14. Nuwara Eliya Grand Hotel Sports Club

15. Police Billiards and Snooker Club

16. Mawanella Recreation Club

17. Sri Lanka Ports Authority

18. Sinhalese Sports Club

19. Sri Lanka Ex.Services Institute

20. Roman's Pool Parlor

21. Sri Lanka State Service Sports Club

22. Sri Lanka Air Force Billiards

23. Orient Society

24. Nondescript Cricket Club

25. YMBA

26. YMCA

27. YMBA

28. MICH

29. Moors Sports Club

30. Commercial Cricket Club

31. Otter Aquatic Society

32. Panadura Sports Club

33. RAS Sports Club

34. Bandarawela Tennis Club

35. Ambalangoda Sports Club