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1:28pm on Thursday 1st December 2022
The final session and awards ceremony of the Inter Unit Baseball Championship – 2022 was held at the Japan – Sri Lanka Friendship Baseball Ground in  Diyagama, Homagama on 30 November 2022. Director Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Air Vice Marshal AS Vithana graced the occasion as the chief guest.The tournament was conducted in two segments where 07 Women’s team...
2:52pm on Wednesday 30th November 2022
The Inter Unit Chess Championship 2022 was conducted, its second iteration for two (02) days at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala commencing from 28th November 2022 after a lapse of 03 years since the tournaments were on hold due to the COVID 19 pandemic situation in the country. The awards ceremony was held at the sports arena at the same venue with the graceful presence of the Director ...
2:58pm on Tuesday 29th November 2022
The 6th Cadet, Junior, U21 and Senior South Asian Karate Championship 2022 was held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on 27th and 28th November 2022, respectively. The championship was organized by the South Asian Karate Federation (SAKF) and hosted by the Sri Lanka Karate-do Federation, which is under the Ministry of Sports. More than 250 contestants from six(06) South Asian Countries compe...
10:40am on Friday 25th November 2022
The 12th Defence Services Wrestling Championship 2022 was held at SL Army Gymnasium Panagoda on 22, 23 and 24 November 2022.  The SLAF Women’s Wrestling team secured Defence Services Games’ Women’s Wrestling Championship for the 4th consecutive time, bagging 03 Gold, 05 Silver and 03 Bronze medals. The SLAF Men’s team also emerged as joint champions with the SL Navy by winni...
10:39am on Friday 25th November 2022
The Inter Unit Bodybuilding and Physiques Championship 2022 was concluded yesterday (24 December 2022) at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala. The Men’s Championship was won by the SLAF Station Colombo whilst SLAF Trade Training School Ekala emerged as Runners Up. Since the inception of SLAF Bodybuilding in 2009, SLAF Bodybuilding has conducted its Inter Unit Bodybuilding competition unde...
7:53am on Monday 21st November 2022
The Sir Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) organized the National Water Polo Championship 2022, which took place from 18th November to 20th November 2022, at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool Complex. The unbeaten Air Force men’s team was able to win the title of National Water Polo Championship and claimed the trophy after eleven years.The grand final was held between Old Thomians...
5:00pm on Monday 14th November 2022
National Novices Weightlifting Championship - 2022 was concluded yesterday (13 November 2022) at the Poddiwela National School, Polonnaruwa. Mayor of Polonnaruwa, Hon. Chanaka Sidath Ranasinghe graced the event as the Chief Guest.The SLAF Weightlifters bagged 04 Gold and 04 Bronze medals at the championship. Leading Aircraftman Jayasena URR competed under 81 kg Weight Category establishe...
10:42am on Sunday 13th November 2022
The Air Force Open PSA (Professional Squash Association) Satellite Squash Championship-2022 concludes on a high note at the Squash complex, SLAF Base Ratmalana yesterday(12 November 2022). The finals of the Women’s Open and Men’s Open categories and the awards ceremony were live telecasted on Rupavahini Channel Eye. The occasion was graced by Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal S...
2:05pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
The Inter Unit Badminton Championship 2022 was held at the Air Force Health Management Center (AFHMC) in Colombo from 08 to 11 November 2022, with the participation of players representing all SLAF establishments. SLAF Academy China Bay secured the Championship while SLAF Combat Training School, Diyatalawa, emerged as Runner-Up.Flying Officer PYTS Siriwardane of SLAF Base, Hingurakgoda a...
10:24am on Saturday 12th November 2022
The defence Services games’ Handball Tournament 2022 was held at Saniro Airport Sports Complex Hotel Minuwangoda from 09 November to 11 November 2022. The final session and awards ceremony were also held at the same venue.The overall Women’s Team Championship was secured by the SL Air Force team while SL Army emerged as Runners up (17-14). During the presentation of special awards Le...
9:40pm on Tuesday 8th November 2022
The SLT Mobitel 37th Senior National Rowing Championship organized by the Amateur Rowing Association of Sri Lanka was held from 04th and 5th November 2022 at Diyawannawa Lake Battaramulla.Sri Lanka Air Force Men’s Rowing  Team emerged as Runners Up acquiring 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals at the championship. A total of 170 rowers including 8 rowing teams participated in the...
3:04pm on Saturday 5th November 2022
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles’ Golf Links and Courses hosted the inaugural Eagles’ Quadrangle Cup, an inter-club golf tournament that was concluded today (05 November 2022) in the spectacular settings of China Bay, the closest to the harbour city of Trincomalee. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana graced the tournament as the Chief Guest and he w...
7:29pm on Friday 4th November 2022
Defence Services Games’ Billiards and Snooker Championship was held from 02nd to 04th of November 2022 at the Gymnasium, SLAF Base Katunayake under the supervision of Chairman SLAF Billiards and Snooker, Air Commodore Shehan Wijayanayake.SLAF Billiards and Snooker team emerged as Runners-Up at the Championship scoring 14 points while SL Army who scored 26 points secured the overall Cha...
4:39pm on Thursday 3rd November 2022
The Inter Unit Karate Championship 2022 was conducted on the 02nd and 03rd November 2022 and the Awarding Ceremony was held at the SLAF Health Management Center, Colombo with the graceful presence of the Director Welfare, Air Vice Marshal Hemantha Zoysa as the Chief Guest.SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa claimed the Joint Championship in Men’s whilst SL...
9:54am on Monday 31st October 2022
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana in the capacity of President Air Force Sports Council (AFSC) graced a special felicitation ceremony which was held this morning (31 October 2022) at Air Force Headquarters. SLAF Sportsmen in the disciplines of Baseball, Hockey and Rugby were felicitated during the ceremony. The personnel from these sports have performed out...
12:57pm on Saturday 29th October 2022
 A motivational drive for SLAF Handball Team Players was organized under the guidance of the Chairman Defence Services Sports Board and Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana today (29 October 2022) at Air Force Headquarters. The particular full-day programme was conducted by Mr. Suranjith Swaris, Country Director of Inextricable Group Tech together with a grou...
4:28am on Saturday 22nd October 2022
The Inter Unit Kabaddi Championship - 2022 was held at the Gymnasium SLAF Base Katunayake yesterday (21 October 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence of the Director Civil Engineering, Air Vice Marshal HWMU Wijesinghe as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was clinched by SLAF Station Colombo whilst the Women’s Championship was secure...
2:53pm on Wednesday 19th October 2022
The Inter Unit Elle Championship 2022 was held at Hospital Ground SLAF Base Katunayake from 12 October 2022 to 18 October 2022. The Awarding Ceremony took place at Sports Arena SLAF Base Katunayake with the graceful presence of Director Logistics, Air Commodore RN Thilakesinghe as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was claimed by the SLAF Base Katunayake whilst the Wome...
12:40pm on Saturday 15th October 2022
The Annual Road Race-2022 flagged off yesterday morning (15 October 2022) and over 200 participants inclusive of Officers, Airmen and Airwomen from various age groups representing the Air Force Academy and all Bases/Stations took part in this event which concluded at the Rifle Green Grounds in Colombo.Chief of Staff, Air Vice Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa officiated as the Chief Gu...
2:53pm on Wednesday 12th October 2022
The 47th National Games - Marathon and Race Walking events were successfully concluded on 8 and 9 October 2022 respectively at Gampaha district. There were 40 national level competitors in the Men's marathon and 19 Women competed in the walking race accordingly.During the National Marathon event, Leading Aircraftman Rathnapala TW secured the first place and won the Gold Medal...
2:46pm on Wednesday 12th October 2022
The Inter Unit Cycling Championship for the year 2022 was successfully concluded at SLAF Station Katukurunda on the 10th and 11th of October 2022 after a lapse of two years. The Championship was held under two main categories as Individual Time Trial for men and women categories and Criterion Race for both categories to select the best Sporting Unit in Cycling.The flagship ev...
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