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12:59pm on Saturday 25th February 2023
The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) organized and conducted the 95th National Boxing Championship 2022 for both men and women from 20 February to 24 February 2023 at the Royal MAS Arena, Colombo 7. The championship featured more than 150 contestants from 25 reputable sports clubs, including the Tri Forces and the Police, competing in various weight categories.  SLAF Women’s...
2:35pm on Wednesday 22nd February 2023
The press briefing on the “ Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2023” was held today (22 February 2023) at the Air Force Headquarters. This year’s race will be conducted for the 24th consecutive time in concurrence with 72nd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force. Over one hundred male and over thirty female Sri Lankan ranking/other cyclists are expected to compete in this race. Guwan Ham...
3:57pm on Monday 20th February 2023
The 74th National Wrestling Championship 2023 was held at Indoor Sport Stadium Torrington Colombo on 18 and 19 February 23.  The SLAF Women Wrestlers emerged as Champions for the consecutive 6th occasion winning five Gold, five Silver and three Bronze medals. The SLAF Men’s team also secured the second runner up winning three Gold, three Silver and four Bronze medals. The SLAF Wom...
12:10pm on Monday 20th February 2023
Leading Aircraftman Nuwan Perera’s outstanding personal performance has added more value to the Air Force men’s rugby team’s achievement of the Plate Champions of the Nippon Paints Inter Club Rugby League 2022/23. The team scored a total of 261 points, out of which 115 points were scored individually by Nuwan Perera. His tally includes 02 tries, 24 conversions, 18 penalties, and 01...
2:00pm on Saturday 18th February 2023
The International Military Sports Council (CISM) Day Run, which was organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force this time under the guidance of President Defence Services Sports Board and Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana was flagged off this morning (18 February 2022) at the Riffle Green Ground, Colombo by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General Kamal Gunar...
1:59pm on Saturday 18th February 2023
The Defence Services Games Squash Championship was concluded yesterday (17 February 2023) at SLAF Squash Complex, Ratmalana. The final session and awards ceremony were also held at the same venue.Sri Lanka Air Force Men’s Team secured the Overall Championship by defeating Sri Lanka Navy 5-0 and Sri Lanka Army 4-1. During the presentation of special awards, Group Captain DL Hewawitharan...
7:54am on Saturday 18th February 2023
Air Force Men’s Rugby Team secured the Plate Championship of the Nippon Paints Rugby League 2022/2023 against Police SC yesterday (17 February 2023) at Police Park Grounds Colombo. At the final whistle the Airmen closed the game 11 points to 05 against the hosts. The 11 points by the Airmen were divided amongst Rumesh Ramdas with one try and Nuwan Perera sealed the game with two penalt...
4:25pm on Friday 17th February 2023
The action-packed 4th CISM World Military Beach Volleyball Championship 2023 concluded today (17 February 2023) with unforgettable memories for fans across the coastal city of Negombo. A total of 90 games were played over a span of five days, with a number of fans gathering at Negombo Beach on the final day to witness the thrilling sporting action. The Grand finals and the Awards Ceremon...
4:48pm on Thursday 16th February 2023
The grand finals of the 4th CISM World Military Beach Volleyball Championship - 2023 are set to take place on the beach in front of the Goldi Sand Hotel tomorrow (17 February 2023) from 1000hrs onwards. France's 1st team and 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams from Sri Lanka vied in the semifinal matches in the Women's division held today (16 February 2023), while in the Men's division, Germany's 1st...
3:07pm on Tuesday 14th February 2023
The Sri Lanka Air Force Netball Team emerged 1st Runner Up at the Dialog National Netball Championship 2022 after a tough game with Hatton National Bank, scoring 28-45. The Air Force team qualified for the finals after beating the SL Army in the semi-finals.The Championship was held from 11 to 13 February 2023 at the Torrington Grounds....
8:26pm on Monday 13th February 2023
The preliminary round matches of the 4th (CISM) world military beach volleyball championship 2023 was started off today (13 February 2023) at Negombo Beach.Sportswomen representing the countries of France, Germany, Netherlands, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Colombia and Sri Lanka participated in the first round matches.Each competition has an international technical jury comprised of members of pa...
7:56pm on Sunday 12th February 2023
The 4th CISM World Military Beach Volleyball Championship 2023, where the world military members engage in sportsmanship, ceremonially commenced today (12 February 2023) at the Gymnasium premises in Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayake with the gracious presence of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Roshan Biyanwila.The 4th CISM World Military Games, which ...
8:52pm on Saturday 11th February 2023
A group of 65 players and coaches representing the countries of France, Germany, Netherlands, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Colombia who will vie in the 4th CISM World Military Beach Volleyball Championship arrived today (11 February 2023) at the Bandaranaike International Airport. The opening ceremony of this tournament is scheduled to be held tomorrow (12 February 2023) at Sri Lanka Air Forc...
1:54pm on Thursday 9th February 2023
The press briefing on the “4th CISM WORLD MILITARY BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2023” was held today (09 February 2023) at the Air Force Headquarters. This year, the Sri Lankan Military, hosts the Championship under the supervision of the President of the Defence Services Sports Board and the Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Council, the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana ...
8:52pm on Monday 6th February 2023
A motivational drive for SLAF sportsmen and women in the sports disciplines of Judo, Squash, Taekwondo and Elle was organized under the guidance of the Chairman Defence Services Sports Board and Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana today (06 February 2023) at Astra Hall, SLAF Base Katunayake. The particular full-day programme was conducted by Mr. Bhathiya Aruthnay...
4:38pm on Monday 6th February 2023
Air Force Men’s Rugby Team once again recorded a victory against the Army Rugby Team at the Nippon Paints Rugby League 2022/2023 held at the Air Force Rugby Grounds Ratmalana. At the final whistle the Airmen closed the game 27 points to 16 against the visiting soldiers. The 27 points scored by the Airmen were divided amongst Dunal Fernando, Denuwan Wickramarachchi, and Sudath Bandara, ...
2:05pm on Wednesday 25th January 2023
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana in the capacity of President Air Force Sports Council graced a special felicitation ceremony which was held today (25 January 2023) at Air Force Headquarters. SLAF Sportsmen and women in the disciplines of Water Polo, Taekwondo, Rowing, Weightlifting, Handball and Wrestling were felicitated during the ceremony. The personne...
2:41pm on Monday 23rd January 2023
The Air Force Men’s Rugby Team took a bonus-point victory against a strong Army Team at the Nippon Paints Rugby League 2022/2023 held at the Army Rugby Grounds Panagoda. At the final whistle, the Airmen closed the game with 27 points to 19 against the hosts.The 27 points by the Airmen were divided among Shamika Kaushan with two tries, Dharshana Dabare with one try, Parakarama Rathnayak...
4:26pm on Sunday 22nd January 2023
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles’ Golf Links hosted the Commander’s Cup - 2023 Annual Golf Tournament, which was concluded yesterday (21 January 2023) in the spectacular settings of China Bay, close to the harbor city of Trincomalee. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana graced this year’s tournament as the Chief Guest and he was accompanied by Mrs....
4:40pm on Wednesday 18th January 2023
The SLAF Women’s Team secured the Championship at the Defence Services Games’ Archery Championship 22/23. The tournament was held at the Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps Rugby Ground in Panagoda on 17 and 18 January 2023. During the tournament, the SLAF Women’s Team defeated both the Army and Navy teams, showing the highest degree of team spirit and talents. Corporal Mallika YM...
12:34pm on Saturday 14th January 2023
Corporal Lakshika AP enlisted to the Sri Lanka Air Force on 12 November 2012 as a Ground Stewardess and has completed 10 years of service. She was selected to the SLAF Women's Wrestling Team in 2016 and has won several gold medals in her weight class. She was a member of the SLAF Women's Wrestling Team in 2019 and was chosen for the National Women's Wrestling Pool in 2016 and 2017.Subseq...
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