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6:40pm on Wednesday 12th January 2022
The press briefing of the ‘SLAF Sports Way Forward – 2022’, ‘Air Force Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament – 2022’, 23rd consecutive ‘Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya’ and ‘71st Air Force Anniversary’ celebration was held at the Air Force Headquarters, Colombo today (12th January 2022).The highlights at the event were the presenting of ‘SLAF Sports Way Forward- 2022’ wh...
4:23pm on Tuesday 28th December 2021
CH & FC secured the win during friendly Rugby encounter with the SLAF kicked off its 1st and 2nd legs on 13th and 22nd of August respectively in this year. The Ceremony of officially handing over of the Commander’s Cup Trophy was held today (28 December 2021) at Air Force Headquarters under the patronage of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and...
8:55am on Tuesday 21st December 2021
The 69th National Lifesaving Championship – 2020/2021 was organized by the Sir Lanka Lifesaving Association on 18 December 2021 at the Lifesaving Headquarters in Mount Lavinia. The Air Force Lifesaving Teams were able to sail smoothly through events against other opponents in the tournament. The SLAF Women Team was able to win the 69th National Lifesaving Championship. Further, the SLA...
9:25am on Tuesday 14th December 2021
Two (02) SLAF weightlifters have secured two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 09th and 11th December 2021. Leading Aircraftman Manoj Wijesinghe competed in the men’s 67kg weight category and successfully lifted 141kg in Clean and Jerk, 113kg in Snatch, with a total of 254kg secured a bronze medal. Meanwhile, SLAF female...
10:01am on Tuesday 30th November 2021
The Sri Lankan Team under the leadership of Air Commodore Udula Wijesinghe was adjudged as the winners of the “Fair Play Award” at the recently concluded 35th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship held in Teheran, Iran.The Sri Lankan Team was made up of Wrestlers from the Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Air Force. They actively participated for all events and was able to secure this aw...
9:38am on Tuesday 30th November 2021
SLAF Riders performed well at the Mirigama Track Day Race 2021 which was held at the Mirigama Road Race Track on 28 November 2021. The Secretary of SLAF Motor Racing, Group Captain Kolitha Abeysinghe participated for the event and also presented awards at the ceremony as well.The details of SLAF Riders performances is as follows.Motor Bicycle up to 125cc (4 stroke)2nd Runners Up - Corpor...
1:39pm on Tuesday 2nd November 2021
The SLAF Rugby 7’s Team who clinched the Warrior Trophy Rugby 7s Title on 31 October 2021 was felicitated by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana at a ceremony held at Air Force Headquarters this morning (02 November 2021).  The Commander participated for a group photograph with the victorious team and also presented the Head Coach of SLAF Rugby, Mr. Sh...
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...
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