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3:30pm on Saturday 3rd June 2023
The Inter-Unit Boxing Championship 2023 was held from 30 May to 02 June 2023 at the GymnasiumSLAF Base Katunayake. This year, over 110 participants competed in both male and female categories and several talented young players were discovered during the championship.The final session and awards ceremony were held today (02 June 2023) at the Gymnasium, SLAF Base Katunayake. The event was ...
4:26pm on Wednesday 31st May 2023
The third episode of a motivational drive for SLAF sportsmen and women in the sports disciplines of Aquatics and Hokey was organized under the guidance of the Chairman Defence Services Sports Board and Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, today (31 May 2023) at the Main Auditorium, SLAF Trade Training School Ekala. The particular full-day programme was conducted ...
4:46pm on Thursday 25th May 2023
The Inter Unit Kabaddi Championship 2023 was held at the Gymnasium at SLAF Base Katunayake yesterday (24 May 2023). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence of the Director General General Engineering, Air Vice Marshal KGDN Jayasinghe, as the Chief Guest.Both the Men’s and Women’s Championships were secured by SLAF Station Colombo. SLAF Base Hingu...
8:21am on Wednesday 24th May 2023
The Air Force men's rugby team achieved yet another remarkable triumph following the successful movement in the A Division Rugby League in 2023, where they were achieved the Plate Championship. Displaying exceptional skill and resilience, added a new title by securing consecutive victories against Army SC and Navy SC during the defense services rugby tournament held at Ratmalana Rugby Gr...
4:54pm on Monday 22nd May 2023
The National Beach Volleyball Championship 2023 took place at Negombo Beach Park from 19 May to 21 May 2023. In an exhilarating final, the SLAF Women's Beach Volleyball team emerged victorious by defeating the Sri Lanka Navy team with a convincing score of 2 sets to 0, with set scores of 21-06 and 21-11. Similarly, the SLAF Men's team showcased the exceptional skills, securing a well-des...
10:14pm on Saturday 20th May 2023
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles’ Golf Links and Courses hosted the Eagles’ Quadrangle Cup, an inter-club golf tournament that was concluded today (20 May 2023) 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. The tournament was pow...
5:16pm on Saturday 20th May 2023
The 57th Inter Unit Athletic Championship 2023 was conducted at SLAF Base Katunayake on 18 and 19 May 2023. The awarding ceremony was held in the same venue with the presence of Director General Logistics, Air Vice Marshal Nishantha Thilakasinghe as the Chief Guest.SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Trade Training School Ekala won the joint Championship in women’s category and SLAF Statio...
1:21pm on Wednesday 10th May 2023
The Inter-Unit Carrom Championship 2023 was held at the SLAF Health Management Centre yesterday (09 May 2023). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue, with the graceful presence of Deputy Director Information Technology of SLAF, Air Commodore Predeep Fernando, as the Chief Guest.The tournament was divided into two segments and 10 women's teams and 13 men’s teams competed at...
10:27pm on Thursday 4th May 2023
The Sri Lankan Defence Services Triathlon team has departed the country on 4 May 2023 in order to participate for the 24th CISM World Military Triathlon Championship which is scheduled to be held from 5 May 2023 to 9 May 2023 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France. This Championship will be contested by 22 countries as Uzbekistan, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Brazil, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, German...
3:01pm on Saturday 29th April 2023
The Inter Unit Powerlifting Championship 2023 was held at SLAF Trade Training School Ekala on 27th and 28th of April 2023. This year over 110 participants competed in both male and female categories and several SLAF records were met during the championship. The event was conducted under 8 weight categories for both Men and Women. The overall Men’s and Women’s  Championships were...
9:21am on Saturday 8th April 2023
The  21st National Archery Championship 2023 which was organized by Sri Lanka Archery Association held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Diyagama on 06 April 2023. The SLAF Women’s Team emerged as the top in the 70m Recurve Team event. Summary of resultsRecurve 70m Women’s Individual Silver MedalistCorporal Udayangani UANRecurve 70m Women’s Individual Bronze MedalistLeading Ai...
12:34pm on Thursday 6th April 2023
The 12th Defence Services Triathlon Championship 2023 was held on 04 April 2023 at the SL Navy - Walagamba, Thiriyaya camp premises. The awards ceremony was held at the same venue. Commander of the Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral HGUD Kumara, graced the occasion as the chief guest.The championship featured three events, namely swimming (750 m), cycling (20 km), and finally running (5 km...
10:08am on Monday 3rd April 2023
Sri Lanka Air Force Golfers won the Defence Services Games Golf Tournament held at the Eagles’ Golf Links in picturesque China Bay, Trincomalee today (03 April 2023). This year’s Defence Services Golf Tournament was hosted by the Sri Lanka Navy and was concluded during the evening. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana graced the tournament as the...
9:05pm on Friday 24th March 2023
The Inter-Unit Tug of War Championship 2023 was held 23 and 24 March 2023, at SLAF Base Katunayake. The awarding ceremony took place at the Hospital Sports Ground in Katunayake today (24 March 2023) with the gracious presence of Director General Welfare, Air Commodore OANS Fernando, as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was clinched by SLAF Station Colombo, while the Women’s Cham...
3:17pm on Monday 20th March 2023
The 12th Defence Services Motor Racing Championship 2023 was held on 17 March 2023 at the SL Navy Motor Cross Track - Welisara. The finals and award ceremony were held at the same venue. The Director General of Ground Operation, Air Vice Marshal Waruna Gunawardhana, graced the occasion as the chief guest.The championship consisted of five events and eighteen riders from Tri Forces partic...
9:07pm on Thursday 16th March 2023
The Defence Services Games Taekwondo Championship 2023 was held at the Indoor Gymnasium of the SL Army Camp Panagoda from 14 to 16 March 2023. Major General Channa Warnasooriya graced the event as the Chief Guest. SLAF Women’s Taekwondo Team claimed the Championship whilst the Men’s Team secured the runners-up. SLAF team bagged eight Gold,  six Silver and eight  Bronze meda...
10:31pm on Saturday 4th March 2023
" Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2023" was held for the 24th consecutive time, coinciding with the 72nd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force. The Men’s race was held on the 02nd, 03rd and 04th of March 2023 in 3 stages. Cyclists from all around the country as well as from abroad participated in this race, covering a total distance of 395.4km. Chandana Dayanandana of the Sri Lanka Army ...
8:40pm on Saturday 4th March 2023
The final and third stage concluded, which is the three-day strive of the Men’s race, at the historic city Anuradhapura today (04 March 2023).  Today’s journey from Polonnaruwa to Anuradhapura covered a distance of 132 km. Pasindu Thisera from the Sri Lanka Army secured the 1st in the third leg, and Prabash Madushanka from the Sri Lanka Navy and Nipun Sonal from the Sri Lanka Po...
4:54pm on Friday 3rd March 2023
The First leg of the 24th Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya ended at Kandy yesterday (02 March 2023) having covered a distance of 116.7km. Sri Lanka Army Cyclist, Chandana Dayanandana won the 1st leg of the race while Awishka Madonza again from Sri Lanka Army and Suranga Ranaweera of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council finished as second and third places respectively.The second day of th...
4:12pm on Thursday 2nd March 2023
The Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2023, the 24th edition of the race, was flagged off this morning (02 March 2023) in front of Air Force Headquarters by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana. This year’s race, which commenced today, is conducted in line with the 72nd anniversary.The Men's race that commenced this morning, in which over one hundred and fifty ma...
4:19pm on Monday 27th February 2023
The second episode of a motivational drive for SLAF sportsmen and women in the sports disciplines of Netball, Handball, Rowing, Kayaking, Triatholon, Beach Volleyball and Tennis was organized under the guidance of the Chairman Defence Services Sports Board and Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana today (27 February 2023) at the Main Auditorium, SLAF Trade Training...
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