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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...
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...
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