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1:09pm on Monday 16th March 2020
The Awarding ceremony of National Championship conducted by the Federation of Motorcycle Sports in Sri Lanka was held at the Eagles’ Lagoon View Banquet Hall, Katunayaka on 14 March 2020.Leading Aircraftman Madura Peiris was adjudged the National Champion in the Standard/Modified Street Trail 125cc for the year 2019. In addition, Sergeant Susantha Dissanayaka was also adjudged the Nati...
7:38pm on Wednesday 11th March 2020
SLAF Women's Team won the Defence Services Kayaking Championship 2020 held yesterday (10 March 2020) at the Diyawannawa Lake Battaramulla. The Defence Services Kayaking Championship 2020 was held from 9th to 10th of March 2020. During the regatta, the SLAF Women's Team secured three (3) Gold Medals and one (1) silver Medal. SLAF Men’s Team secured one (1) Gold medal, two (2) silver med...
3:06pm on Sunday 8th March 2020
SLAF Baseball Team emerged victorious by defeating the Royal Blues Baseball Club 12-11 at the closely contested the Grand Final of the National Baseball Knockout Tournament also known as the Malinda Arumadura Memorial Baseball Trophy 2020.The tournament was conduct by the Sri Lanka Amateur Baseball Softball Association from 8 February to 7 March 2020 at the Japan Sri Lanka Friendship Bas...
8:22pm on Saturday 7th March 2020
The 21st consecutive “Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya” was concluded this evening (7 March 2020) at the Public Grounds in Anuradhapura. The Men’s Race was held from 5th to 7th March 2020 in 3 stages while the Women’s Race was held today from Puttalam to Anuradhapura covering a distance of 110 km. Cyclists from all around the country as well as from other countries participated in th...
8:05am on Saturday 7th March 2020
The second day of the 21th Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya which commenced in front of the Asiri Hospital in Kandy concluded in the city of Trincomalee yesterday evening (06 March 2020) having covered a mammoth total distance of 215 km. The cyclist from the Super Wheelers Club, Dharshana Prasad won the 2nd leg of this year’s Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya while Chamika Sandun Kumara also fr...
5:57pm on Thursday 5th March 2020
SLAF Cyclist, Leading Aircraftman Sanju Deemantha won the first leg of the Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya which ended in Kandy this afternoon. Today’s race concluded in front of the Asiri Hospital in Kandy. Chathura Madushan who competed from the Dehiwala Mount Lavinia Municipal Council Team came in second while Army Cyclist, Pathum Sampath secured the third place.The race covered a dist...
11:49am on Thursday 5th March 2020
The Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2020, the 21st edition of the race was flagged off by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias this morning (5 March 2020) in front of Air Force Headquarters. This year’s race which commenced today is conducted in line with the 69th anniversary of the SLAF and will culminate in the historical city of Anuradhapura.The Men's race that co...
6:03pm on Saturday 29th February 2020
Sri Lanka Air Force Base Hingurakgoda won the Men's Championship while Sri Lanka Air Force Station Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) won the Women's Championship at the Inter Unit Boxing Championship 2020 which concluded yesterday (28 February 2020) at the Indoor Stadium of SLAF Base Katunayake.Station Colombo and Academy China Bay became Men's joint Runners Up while Academy Chin...
3:02pm on Wednesday 26th February 2020
The press briefing of the "69th Air Force Anniversary" and the 21st consecutive “Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya-2020” was held at the Air Force Headquarters, Colombo this morning (26th February 2020).The Sri Lanka Air Force will be celebrating its 69th Anniversary on the 2nd of March 2020. In upholding its tradition of rich history, the "AIR FORCE DAY" is the premier event in its calen...
7:43pm on Sunday 23rd February 2020
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles’ Golf Links hosted the Commander’s Cup – 2020 Annual Golf Tournament, which concluded yesterday (22 February 2020) in the picturesque settings of China Bay, close to the harbor city of Trincomalee. The tournament, played under the ‘Handicap Rules’ was open to all and started off at 0700 hrs with the participation of Hundred and two (102) e...
2:33pm on Tuesday 18th February 2020
Sri Lanka Air Force Men’s Team defeated Sri Lanka Army Team to emerge as Champions at the National Club Kabaddi Championship 2020 held from the 14th to the 16th of February 2020 at Point Pedro Mahajana Grounds, Jaffna.In the finals, the Army Team fought hard, however failed to stop the courageous advance of the Airmen from making 31 points against their 15 points.The Chairman of Sri La...
10:59am on Saturday 15th February 2020
SLAF Women’s Team emerged as Champions while the Men’s team became Runners Up at the Defence Services Volleyball Championship 2020.Defence Services Volleyball Championship 2020 was held from 12th to 14th of February 2020 at SLAF Base Katunayaka. During the finals the SLAF Women’s Team defeated SL Army (3-0) while the SL Army Men’s Team defeated SLAF Men’s team (3-1). This was t...
2:36pm on Friday 7th February 2020
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Regiment Training School Vanni emerged as the Men's 11 A Side Champions while the SLAF Station Colombo became the runners up at the Inter Unit Hockey Championship 2020 which concluded yesterday (6 February 2020) at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala.Director Aeronautical Engineering, Air Vice Marshal MD Ratnayake graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Chairman S...
4:37pm on Friday 31st January 2020
SLAF Men’s team emerged as Champions while the Women’s team became Runners Up at the Defence Services Beach Volleyball Championship 2020.Defence Services Beach Volleyball Championship 2020 was held from 27th to 30th of January 2020 at Public Beach Park in Negombo. During the finals SLAF Men’s Team defeated SL Army (2-0) while the SL Army Women’s Team defeated SLAF Women’s team ...
4:08pm on Monday 27th January 2020
Sri Lanka Air Force Women’s boxing team emerged Runners-Up at the 94th National Boxing Championship organized by the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka. Tournament was held at the ROYAL- MAS Arena, Royal College, Colombo from 21st to 24th January 2020.Air Force Boxers (Men & Women) were able to secure 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze medals. More than 200 competitors representing Sri Lan...
8:11pm on Wednesday 15th January 2020
The IPSC Handgun Nationals -2019 organized by the National Rifle Association was held from 10 to 13 January 2020 at the Sri Lanka Army Pistol Shooting Range Complex, Panaluwa. More than 192 top Shooters from 14 Shooting Clubs in the country including Army, Navy and Police participated at this major event. 13 male shooters and 7 female shooters from the SLAF participated for the event and...
2:00pm on Monday 30th December 2019
Fifty Two sports men and women  who brought honor and fame to the Sri Lanka Air Force and Sri Lanka with their winning performances at the 13th South Asian Games 2019 were felicitated by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias at a ceremony held today (30 December 2019) at Air Force Headquarters in Colombo. Sri Lanka won 251 medals in total at the 13th South Asian...
1:57pm on Monday 30th December 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Women's Volleyball Team won their fifth consecutive National Volleyball Championship by defeating Sri Lanka Navy 3 sets to nil.This year’s Air Force Team was captained by Leading Aircraftwoman Jayathunga WAC who is the captain of the National Women’s Volleyball Team.The tournament was held at the National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium, Maharagama on 28 Dec...
6:07pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019
The Women’s Team of Sri Lanka Air Force won the National Wrestling Championship for the fourth consecutive year. The SLAF Men’s Team became 2nd Runners Up as well. The National Wrestling Championship 2019 was held at the Torrington New Gymnasium in Colombo from 21 December to 23 December 2019.The Women's Team won 6 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze medals. The Men’s Team won 4 Gold, 1 Si...
6:07pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Women's “A” and “B” Teams emerged as Champions and Runners-up respectively at the National Beach Volleyball Championship 2019 organized by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation. The event was conducted at the Public Beach Park in Negombo on 22 December 2019.Air Force Beach Volleyball players were able to secure the Open Men’s Runner up and the Under 25 Men’s...
12:03pm on Tuesday 17th December 2019
The 2nd Open Archery Championship organized by the Sri Lanka Archery Association was held from 13 December to 15 December 2019 at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Homagama. Top Archers representing 10 Archery Clubs in the country including Army, Navy and Police participated at this major Championship.SLAF won 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze medals at the Championship.Following are the medals...
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