SportsNews
10:46am on Monday 14th September 2009
MM Mulafar scored five goals for the Air Force enabling them to have a comprehensive 5-1 victory against the Army SC, during the Defence services hockey finals held on 12th September 2009 at Nandrimithra Ekanayake international Hockey ground, Matale. Earlier in the tournament the Airmen went on to beat the Navy SC as 3 nil and the Army SC as 2-1, in order to be qualified for the fin...
12:53pm on Friday 11th September 2009
SLAF men's Volleyball team emerged victorious at the recently concluded All Island Open Volleyball Tournament held at Kurunagala on 05 and 06 Sep 2009.SLAF beat SL Navy team 2-0 in straight sets at the finals.Further following awards were won by the SLAF players.Best Player - 011830 Cpl Kumara MLAPBest Setter - 011322 Cpl Senadeera GJS...
1:39pm on Thursday 10th September 2009
Following two SLAF players were selected to represent the Sri Lanka Senior Women's team which is currently participating at the 15th Asian Senior Women's Vollyball championship at Hanoi, Vietnam.AW/1333    Sgt    Jayarathne SNA    -    Trainer/Lady ChaperonAW/01368    AC    Gunarathne KNM&nbs...
7:03pm on Tuesday 8th September 2009
The launching of ‘Sigiriya Rally Cross’ and press briefing regarding the same was held during morning hours of the day (08 September 2009) at the SLAF Head Quarters. Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders, better known as SLARDAR , a premier Motor racing organization in the country, conducting such events as the Foxhill, Gunners and Gajaba Supercross events, Rotherham Kat...
8:49am on Monday 7th September 2009
The SLAF soccerites had a great start to the Dialog Champions League with a remarkable 6-nil victory over Jupiters Sports Club- Negombo. At half time the Airmen led as the scores read 2-nil. The match which was played at the City Football League ground was a one sided game as the SLAF took charge of the entire game from the start itself.T. Damith Dissanayke and W.A. Sampath opened t...
12:43pm on Sunday 30th August 2009
The SLAF Ruggerites led 3 nil at the lemons but went down with pride, playing the knock outs against CR&FC. The SLAF showed guts and bravado, true to its legendry rugby history. The final scores that read 22 to CR & FC and 06 to the SLAF indeed did not do justice to the Air Force boys who fought hard and went down fighting. Suranga Arunashantha, put out two penalties of whic...
5:39pm on Wednesday 26th August 2009
The World Boxing Championship is scheduled to take place in Milan, Italy, from 31st August to 13th September, 2009. For this event, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has adopted a long evaluation process and has exercised extreme condition when selecting officials for the forthcoming World Championship. We are proud to say that  Group Captain Nishantha Dharmadasa from...
10:59am on Wednesday 26th August 2009
The 82nd annual ABA men's Clifford cup boxing meet 2009 was held from 21st to the 24th of august 2009 at the sugthadasa indoor stadium. Over 12 boxing clubs inclusive of the Air Force team participates at this event, in which 1 sliver and 3 bronze medals were secured by the Air Force. Lac Kumarasiri - Silver MedalLac Weerasingha - Bronze MedalLac Hemantha - Bronze MedalLac Rathnayaka - B...
9:10am on Monday 24th August 2009
The Sri Lanka Air Force Rowing team is presently under rigorous training for the forthcoming 25th National Rowing Championship Regatta with much enthusiasm. The team’s performance at the 24th National Rowing Championships in year 2008 was praiseworthy. The team was able to win two Gold medals, two Silver medals and three Bronze medals in the Men’s Open and Men’s Over 23 Catego...
5:46pm on Monday 17th August 2009
The annual Sri Lanka Air Force inter unit Kabadi tournament was held at the katunayake Gymnasium on 13 and 14 August 2009. This is an annual event aimed at selecting potential players to represent the Air Force at national as well as international levels. The finals too were worked out at the same venue, in which SLAF Base China bay beat SLAF BIA with the final score reading as 47-3...
11:48am on Monday 17th August 2009
The 5th South Asian shooting championship was held in Bangladesh from 03 to 09 July this year (2009). At this event  two Airwomen a representing the Sri Lanka Defence Service team won one silver and one bronze medal respectively. The names of the players are as follows. Cpl Wijerathna             (25M Pistol Woman)&nb...
11:46am on Monday 17th August 2009
The "Kings Cup" Thailand international judo championship was held in July 2009. At this event the Sri Lankan team won 06 bronze medals out of which two were secured by a Airman and Airwoman from the Sri Lanka Air Force.             AC      Bandara NMCT        &nbs...
11:43am on Monday 17th August 2009
The 67th annual ABA Men's and Women's"Layton Cup" boxing meet 2009 was held from 27 to 30 July 2009 at the Sugathadasa indoor stadium. The Sri Lanka Air Force team did also participate at this tournament and won one gold medal and four bronze medals successfully. The names of the players are as follows.   Ac Jayakody         &nbs...
11:36am on Monday 17th August 2009
An all island Hockey tournament organized by the Old Benedictines, was held on 27th July 2009 at the St. Benedicts collage ground Kotahena. The air force team emerged champs of this tournament and LAC Dissanayake DMMDD from the same was awarded the trophy for the best player....
6:36pm on Thursday 13th August 2009
During the Hikkaduwa Beach Festival,  the Carlton Beach Sports Tournaments were worked out. Beach Netball Tournaments, where 8 teams participated, were played on 02 August,2009, A Beach Netball Team comprise of one male participant and four female participants. The SLAF Team succeeded in getting into the Final Round of Matches and competed with the Ports Authority Team. Ports A...
5:06pm on Monday 10th August 2009
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Women Athletes rode the crest of a winning wave during the 27th National Women’s Athletic Championships held at Sugathadasa Stadium recently. The SLAF athletes have shown winning streaks in many championships, such as National Relay Carnival Women’s Championship and Junior National Championships, concluded during the past few months.    ...
8:35pm on Sunday 2nd August 2009
Engines were revived, helmets were in place, eyes sharp, but also surreptitiously roved around, the "Racers" waited for the Flag Off This year’s flag of the historic “Rotherham Circuit Meet,” was waved today (02 August 2009), at Katukurunda. Previously known as the Katukurunda Circuit Meet, the event was renamed “Rotherham Circuit Meet” in 2007, in honour of the first Commandin...
5:02pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
For the third consecutive year Sri Lanka Air Force will be holding the Rotherham Circuit Meet in association with Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLADAR). Telecom Mobitel is the main sponsor supporting the event. The meet will be flagged off on the 02nd of August, 2009 at the Sri Lanka Air Force Unit  Katukurunda. The collection at the gates will be channeled tow...
5:01pm on Sunday 26th July 2009
Sri Lanka Air Force Open Ranking Squash Championship Finals were played  on 10th July, 2009,  at Sri Lanka Air Force, Sports Complex, Katunayake. Chief of Staff SLAF, Air Vice Marshal P.B Premachandra, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour. ResultsWomens Open FinalsNirasha Guruge beat Tehani Guruge (11-6/ 3-11/ 11-9/ 11-5)Mens Open FinalsSaurullah Khan (Pakistan Air Force)...
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