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4:21pm on Monday 25th July 2022
A team of 10 SLAF sportsmen and women players will be competed in the “Commonwealth Games – 2022” to be held in United Kingdom, Birmingham during 28th July to 08 August 2022. The team comprised the competitors in Judo, Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Rugby and Boxing. Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana extended his best wishes to all the SLAF Sportsmen and Wome...
1:15pm on Monday 11th July 2022
Sri Lanka Air Force men's "A" team won the Championship while men's "B" team and women's "A" team became Runners Up of the Plate Championship and the Women's Championship respectively at the "21st Old Vijayan's Challenge Trophy (Nijabima Satana).  This all Island Inter club seven-a- side Hockey Tournament -2022 was held at Edward Park, Hockey Ground, Matale from 9th to 10th July 202...
2:29pm on Thursday 30th June 2022
Commander’s Cup Inter Command Eleven ‘A’ Side Soft Ball Cricket Tournament – 2022 concluded yesterday (29 June 2022) at the Sports Ground SLAF Base Katunayake. The Cricket Tournament conducted from 20th to 29th June 2022 with the participation of all SLAF establishments representing three Air Commands in great enthusiasm and team spirit. This tournament had been administered as p...
1:41pm on Thursday 9th June 2022
The Inter Unit Wrestling Championship 2022 was held from 06 June to 08 June 2022 at SLAF Base Katunayake. The Men’s Championship was won by the SLAF Station Colombo and the Women’s Championship was secured by the SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa. SLAF Base Ratmalana and SLAF Base Anuradhapura emerged as joint Runners Up in Men’s category. The Women’s Runner Up was secured b...
9:07pm on Saturday 4th June 2022
The 70th National Lifesaving Championship – 2021/2022 was organized by the Sri Lanka Lifesaving Association which was held on 03 and 04 June 2022 at Sri Jayawardanapura swimming pool complex and Lifesaving Headquarters Mount Lavinia. The SLAF men’s and women’s lifesaving teams were able to smoothly sail through events against other competitors in the tournament and SLAF Lifesaving ...
2:36pm on Friday 6th May 2022
The Inter Unit Boxing Championship 2022 was held at SLAF Base Katunayake from 04th to 06th of May 2022. This year over 100 participants competed in both male and female categories and several young talented players were discovered during the championship.The final session and Awards Ceremony were held today (06th April 2022) at the Gymnasium SLAF Base Katunayake. The event was conducted ...
3:54pm on Thursday 28th April 2022
The Inter Unit Powerlifting Championship 2022 was held at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala on 27th and 28th of April 2022. This year over 100 participants competed in both male and female categories and several SLAF records were met during the championship.The final session and Awards Ceremony was held today (28 April 2022) at the Main Auditorium SLAF Trade Training School Ekala. The eve...
6:59pm on Sunday 24th April 2022
Athletic is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing and walking. The Centenary National Athletic Championships 2022 was concluded yesterday (23 April 2022) at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium Diyagama.The SLAF female athlete Lanka Ariyadasa secured the Huxley’s Wintogeno Challenge Trophy in best long distance woman runner which marked significant vi...
9:28pm on Friday 1st April 2022
The Eagles thrashed the Soldiers and shifted to a critical victory scoring 27 points against Army Sports Club at Havelock Grounds Colombo during the Sri Lanka Rugby XVs Inter-club ‘A’ Division Rugby tournament held today (01 April 2022).SLAF led during the first half 15-08 with 02 tries, 01 penalty and one being successfully converted. Nuwan Perera made the first penalty kick includi...
4:51pm on Thursday 31st March 2022
The Inter Unit Tennis Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Trade Training School, Ekala today (31 March 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at Air Force Tennis Ground, Trade Training School Ekala with the graceful presence by Director Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Air Vice Marshal JP Balasooriya as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was clinched by SLAF Base K...
7:41pm on Tuesday 29th March 2022
The Air Force Netball team emerged as champions at the State Services Netball Knockout Tournament 2021 today, (29 March 2022), at Campbell Park, Colombo. The ‘A ’Division tournament commenced on 28 March 2022 and SLAF players made their first victory by beating to the Police scoring 47 – 23.Yet another victory marked by SLAF defeating the Navy in a tight match scoring 54-50 emergin...
7:13pm on Sunday 27th March 2022
Another victory in the cricket Major Club Emerging 3 - Day Tournament, was ended at Welisara today (27 March 2022) between Air Force Sports Club and Navy Sports Club. Batting first SL Navy was dismissed for 189. Team Captain Udayawansha Parakrama played a winning role to top the SLAF scorecard with 71 whilst the stunning role made by Movin Subasinghe was rewarded with five wickets. Air F...
3:41pm on Sunday 27th March 2022
The Eagle’s Cup Handball Tournament - 2022 was held at Seniro Airport Sports Complex Minuwangoda from 24th March to 26 March 2022. The Director Aeronautical Engineering, Air Vice Marshal MD Rathnayake graced the award ceremony as the Chief Guest.The overall Women’s Team Championship was secured by SLAF whilst the SL Navy turned into runners-up. The Men’s Team from SLAF emerged as t...
1:43pm on Saturday 26th March 2022
The Inter Unit Tug of War Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Base Katunayake yesterday (25 March 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at Sports Ground Katunayake with the graceful presence by Director Administration, Air Vice Marshal RS Biyanwila as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was clinched by No.26 Regiment Wing SLAF Base Katunayake whilst the Women’s Championship was...
4:57pm on Monday 21st March 2022
A victory in the cricket Major Club Emerging 3 - Day Tournament, Group ‘A’ was set at Air Force Ground, Katunayake yesterday (20 March 2022) between Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club and Moors Sports Club. After being shot out for 150 in the first innings Moors SC recovered to score 339-8 before declaring their second innings leaving Air Force to chase 172 off 47 overs. The Air Force S...
4:52pm on Monday 21st March 2022
Asian Beach Volleyball qualifier for the Commonwealth Games 2022 was concluded on 19 March 2022 at Negombo Beach. Four countries including Malaysia, Maldives, Singapore and Sri Lanka participated for the tournament. The SLAF Beach Volleyball players, Corporal Yapa YHSM and Corporal Jayasinghe JLAR won the Gold medal being the unbeaten team in the tournament and qualified to represent Sri...
1:47pm on Monday 21st March 2022
Sri Lanka Air Force Women’s Judo team emerged as the Overall Champions at the 56th National Novices Judo Championship 2022 worked off at the Mc Heyzer Indoor Stadium, Trincomalee from 18 March to 20 March 2022.Trincomalee District Member of Parliament, Hon. Kapila Nuwan Athukorala graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The event was attended by Secretary SLAF Judo, Group Captain MPA G...
8:16pm on Wednesday 16th March 2022
The Inter Unit Soccer Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala today (16 Mar 22). The final session and awards ceremony was held at Soccer Ground of Trade Training School and the Director Ground Operation Air Vice Marshal AJ Amarasinghe graced the finals and the award ceremony as the Chief Guest.    The overall Women’s Team Championship was secure...
5:16pm on Monday 24th January 2022
Sri Lanka Air Force Netball Team emerged Runners Up at the Dialog National Netball Championship 2021 yesterday (23 January 2022) after a toe to toe game with Hatton National Bank, scoring 49-47, with a thriller extra-time tie breaker. Corporal Dulanga Dhananji and Leading Aircraftwoman Rashmi Perera scored points for Air Force team.Flight Lieutenant Chathurangi Jayasooriya awarded as the...
5:02pm on Monday 24th January 2022
The Women’s Team of Sri Lanka Air Force won the National Wrestling Championship for the year 2022. The SLAF Men’s Team became Runners Up as well. The National Wrestling Championship 2022 was held at National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium - Maharagama on 22 January and 23 January 2022.The Women's Team won 5 Gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze medal while the Men’s Team earned 4 Gold...
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...
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