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12:21pm on Monday 27th September 2021
Sri Lankan boxer Leading Aircraftwoman Gayani Kaluarachchi rewrote history when she bagged the Bronze Medal in the Women's 75kg weight category. Her victory marks a historical milestone as it is the first time a Sri Lankan female pugilist has made it to the podium in such a mega boxing event. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana extended his heartiest congratu...
9:27pm on Sunday 22nd August 2021
The 2nd leg of the Air Force Commander’s Cup Friendly Rugby Tournament kicked off today (22 August 2021) at the Air Force Rugby Grounds at Ratmalana. The Sri Lanka Air Force and CH & FC came together after many months of planning to conduct a friendly encounter which was needed very much to revive the game of Rugby in Sri Lanka after a lapse of almost 2 years due to the pandemic. T...
10:06pm on Friday 13th August 2021
The 1st leg of the Air Force Commander’s Cup Friendly Rugby Tournament kicked off today (13 August 2021) at Air Force Rugby Grounds at Ratmalana under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa which was also attended by the Mrs. Shiranthi Rajapaksa as well. This tournament which was organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force was conducted under the guidance of ...
5:50pm on Friday 30th April 2021
The Inter Unit Soccer Championship - 2021 was held at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala on 29 April 2021. The final session and awards ceremony was held at the Soccer Ground of the Trade Training School where the Director Administrative Air Vice Marshal RS Biyanwila graced the finals and the award ceremony as the Chief Guest. The overall Women’s Team Championship was secured by SLAF Bas...
4:52pm on Wednesday 21st April 2021
The SLAF record breaking Swimmer, Corporal Roshan Abeysundara was honoured by the Minister of Environment, Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera at the Ministry premises this morning (21 April 2021).Corporal Abeysundara participated for the ceremony which was organized by the Ministry of Environment in honour of his achievement and also to take his massage of keeping our beautiful oceans clean from wa...
8:31am on Friday 9th April 2021
SLAF CTS Diyathalawa emerged as the Champions at the Inter Unit Billiards and Snooker Championship 2021 defeating SLAF Academy China Bay in the finals at the indoor Stadium of SLAF Base Katunayake on 07 April 2021.During the open event, Mr Saman Bandara from SLAF Base Anuradhapura and Corporal Priyangika from the Supply and Maintenance Depot at Katunayake won the Men’s and Women’s Op...
2:00pm on Friday 26th March 2021
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Station Colombo emerged as the Men's 11 A Side Champions while the Regiment Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake became the runners up at the Inter Unit Hockey Championship 2021 which concluded yesterday (25 March 2021) at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala.The Chief of Staff of the SLAF, Air Vice Marshal Prasanna Payoe graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Members of ...
1:02pm on Tuesday 23rd March 2021
The SLAF Women’s Team emerged as Champions at the Defence Service Archery Championship. The Tournament was held from the 20th to 21st of March 2021 at SLN Hockey Ground Welisara. During the tournament SLAF Women’s Team Defeated both Army and Navy teams showing the highest degree of team spirit and talents.Leading Aircraftwomen Kumarihami WGCP and Leading Aircraftwomen Ariyarathne DSL...
3:27pm on Saturday 13th March 2021
The SLAF Men’s Team won the Defence Services Squash Championship which was concluded at the Squash Complex at SLAF Base Ratmalana on 13 March 2021.Rear Admiral SA Weerasinghe, the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy graced the awards ceremony as the Chief Guest. The Base Commander of SLAF Base Ratmalana, Air Commodore NHDN Dias, a cross section of Officers and Other Ranks of tri force...
3:26pm on Saturday 13th March 2021
The SLAF Women’s Team emerged as Champions at the Defence Service Badminton Championship. The Tournament was held from the 10th to 12th of March 2021 at Gymnasium of Sri Lanka Army Cantonment Panagoda. During the tournament SLAF Women’s Team defeated both Army (3-2) and Navy (3-2) teams showing the highest degree of team spirit and talents. Leading Aircraftwomen Maltharika EW and Lea...
11:26am on Monday 8th March 2021
The “Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2021” was held for the 22nd consecutive year concluded yesterday evening (07 March 2021) at Katunayake. Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa flagged off the Men’s race in front of AFHQ Colombo this morning.Sonal De Silva of the Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) won the title from the Men’s race while Chamod De Silva (SLPA) and Prabash Madushanka (SL ...
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...
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