Sports News
5:46pm on Tuesday 26th December 2023
SLAF Women's team claimed top honours at the Munchee Super League Volleyball Championship 2023 at National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium Maharagama held on 24 December 2023. A total of 07 women’s teams participated in this tournament which was conducted by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF). In a strong display of skill and proficiency, the SLAF team emerged victorious ...
3:39pm on Thursday 21st December 2023
The SLAF Handball organized its second motivational programme of the year for players and management yesterday (20 December 2023), aiming to approach the new year with positive attitudes, solidarity, and a winning spirit. The event was facilitated by "Wave Eventz," a company with extensive experience in the field and sponsored by Mr. Nilantha Ananda. This transformative programme so...
7:40pm on Saturday 9th December 2023
Air Force Sports Club was crowned champions of the Women's Invitational Major Club Tournament 2023 as they beat Army Sports Club by 10 runs (DLS) in the final played yesterday (08 December 2023) at the BRC Ground in Colombo.Having won the toss, Army Sports Club opted to bat first and posted 154 runs for 8 wickets in the allotted 50 overs. National-capped Nilakshi de Silva was the top sco...
3:54pm on Thursday 30th November 2023
The Inter Unit Bodybuilding & Physique Championships 2023 took place at the SLAF Trade Training School Ekala, yesterday (29 November 2023). The event culminated with an awards ceremony held at the Main Auditorium, graced by the presence of Air Commodore Deshapriya Silva, Director of Air Defence and Base Commander of SLAF Base Katunayake, as the Chief Guest.The teams comprising dedica...
8:30pm on Saturday 18th November 2023
The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) organized the Men's and Women's "Clifford Cup Boxing Championships - 2023," held from 13 to 17 November 2023, at the Royal MAS Arena in Colombo 07. The Sri Lanka Air Force Boxing team participated and demonstrated exceptional prowess, securing Six Gold, Two Silver, and Six Bronze medals, marking a remarkable achievement at this Boxing Meet. Prom...
3:51pm on Saturday 18th November 2023
The Inter Unit Chess Championship 2023 was conducted at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala from 15 to 17 November 2023. The awards ceremony was held at the Main Auditorium with the graceful presence of the Director General Health Services, Air Vice Marshal (Dr.) Lalith Jayaweera as the Chief Guest.Twelve (12) teams along with nearly 100 players participated in this year’s tournament and ...
12:58pm on Thursday 5th October 2023
The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) organized the Men's and Women's "Layton Cup Boxing Meet - 2023," which took place from 01 to 04 October 2023, at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo 11. The SLAF Boxing team participated and demonstrated exceptional achievements by securing seven Gold, two Silver, and four Bronze medals at this prestigious Boxing Meet. Prominent Boxing tea...
8:23am on Wednesday 4th October 2023
In a gesture of camaraderie and sporting spirit, a twelve-member Defence Service Delegation has participated in the highly anticipated 14th CISM World Military Golf Championship 2023. The championship is scheduled to take place from 01 to 08 October 2023, in the picturesque city of San Diego, California, USA. The event has the potential to be a thrilling platform for military golfing tal...
5:09pm on Monday 18th September 2023
Air Vice Marshal Udula Wijesinghe, the Director General Construction Engineering in the SLAF, performed the excellence in his golfing prowess in the South West Monsoon Meet-2023, hosted at the Royal Colombo Golf Club course. In recognition of his outstanding skills on the greens, Air Vice Marshal Udula Wijesinghe was conferred with the Calcutta Medal, during the tournament. The Calcutta ...
8:23pm on Sunday 27th August 2023
SLAF Motor Racing team participated in the Motor Cross event "Lake Cross 2023" conducted at Nuwara Eliya Motor Racing Track organised by NEM Racing Club on 26 August 2023. SLAF racing riders Flight Sergeant Lakmal JDC, Sergeant Dissanayake KMJ, Corporal Rathnayake NSR and Leading Aircraftman Madumal AAV participated in the motor cross racing events. The president of NEM club Nuwara eliya...
4:12pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2023
The Sri Lankan Defence Services Rugby team has departed the country to participate in the No. 1st CISM Military Rugby-7 Challenge which is scheduled to be held from 22 August 2023 to 27 August 2023 in Moscow, Russia. This Championship will be contested by leading countries such as Russia, South Africa, Belarus and Bangladesh.The Commander of the Air Force and President Defence Services S...
1:51pm on Tuesday 22nd August 2023
Renowned Tennis player, Aircraftman Ashen Silva, the veteran of the SLAF Tennis pool clinched the popular men’s Open singles title at the esteemed 109th  National Tennis championship. Ashen, lived up to expectation as the top seed and came from behind with a fine performance to beat the third seed Chathurya Nelaweera in the men’s single final after a thrilling four-setter.AC Sil...
1:31pm on Wednesday 2nd August 2023
The 101st National Athletic Championships 20223 were held 28 July 2023 to 30 July 2023 at Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo. The SLAF athlete Aircraftman Kumara UDYW secured the NM Vasagama Challenge Trophy as the Best Jumper of the Championship, which marked a significant victory in the SLAF Athletics. The SLAF Male and Female Athletes showcased their performances and bagged seven Gold, si...
4:48pm on Monday 31st July 2023
The 02nd Inter Unit Triathlon Championship - 2023 was held yesterday (30 July 2023) at SLAF Academy China Bay, which was organized by the Sir Lanka Air Force Aquatic Sports Pool. The SLAF Academy China Bay Men’s and Women’s Triathlon teams were able to smoothly sail through events against other competitors in the tournament. SLAF Base Ratmalana emerged as runner-up in the Men's Triat...
7:42pm on Saturday 29th July 2023
The SLAF Women’s Cricket Team secured the Championship for the second consecutive time in the Defence Services Cricket Women’s Tournament concluded yesterday (28 July 2023) after a toe-to-toe effort of 181 runs by 04 wickets against Army Sports Club at the SLAF Cricket Ground, Katunayake.Army Sports Club won the toss and batted first, scoring 179 runs for 09 wickets in 50 overs, incl...
4:10pm on Friday 21st July 2023
The finals of Inter Unit Netball Championship 2023 were held yesterday (20 July 2023) at SLAF Health Management Center, Colombo. The Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Enoka Rajapaksa graced the finals and Awarding Ceremony as the Chief Guest. Chairperson SLAF Netball, Air Commodore Sureka Dias, Base Commander SLAF Base Ratmalana, Air Commodore Amal Perera, Commanding Officer SL...
9:44pm on Monday 17th July 2023
The 25th Asian Athletic Championship 2023 was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 12th July to 16th July 2023. Aircraftwoman Fernando MANH, representing Sri Lanka, participated in the 4X400m relay and anchored the team to win Silver medals, setting a new Sri Lankan record....
4:29pm on Saturday 15th July 2023
The 12th Defence Services Games Boxing Championship was held at the Army Physical Training School Indoor Stadium, Panagoda, on 12 and 13 July 2023.The SLAF Women's Team emerged as joint Champions by winning three Gold medals, one Silver medal and one Bronze medal. Meanwhile, the SLAF Men’s Team emerged as joint Runner-Up by winning one Gold medal, four Silver medals and five Bronze med...
3:05pm on Thursday 13th July 2023
The Inter-Unit and Open Tennis Tournament -2023 was held at the Tennis Courts Complex, SLAF Trade Training School Ekala, from 04 July to 12 July 2023.The Tennis Team, SLAF Station Colombo, won the team event and secured the Champion's trophy, while SLAF Academy China Bay emerged as Runner-Up in the Inter-Unit Tennis Tournament 2023. Air Commodore Rajinth Jayawardena and Group Captain Sam...
4:53pm on Tuesday 20th June 2023
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, in the capacity of President Air Force Sports Council (AFSC) and President Defence Services Sports Board (DSSB), graced the special felicitation ceremony that was held this morning (20 June 2023) at Air Force Headquarters. SLAF Sportsmen in the disciplines of Rugby, Wrestling, Boxing, Judo, Carrom, Beach Volleyball, Squash...
10:27am on Saturday 10th June 2023
The 12th Defence Services Swimming and Water Polo Championship 2023 was successfully conducted at Aquatic Sports Complex, Sir Lanka Navy Welisara from 05th to 09th June 2023. Lady Officer Cadet Savindi raised the SLAF flag flying highly by winning five gold medals in individual swimming events embedding her name in the history of the Defence Services Games. The SLAF Women’s Water ...
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