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2:58pm on Monday 25th November 2019
The Rotherham Circuit Meet 2019 was concluded successfully at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Katukurunda yesterday on 24 November 2019 where the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias together with Mrs. Mayuri Prabhavi Dias, graced the event as the Chief Guest. The motor car and bike racing competition worked off at the Katukurunda Airstrip was full of thrills and spills, ex...
11:50am on Thursday 21st November 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo emerged Champions, while SLAF Base Ratmalana emerged Runners Up at the Inter Unit Baseball Championship 2019 held at the Trade Training School Ekala from 6th to 19th November 2019.Director Logistics, Air Vice Marshal WMKSP Weerasinghe graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Chairman SLAF Baseball Air Commodore SK Senarathne, Officers and other ranks we...
3:26pm on Wednesday 6th November 2019
SLAF Station Colombo and SLAF Academy China Bay emerged as the Men's and Women's Champions respectively at the Inter Unit Handball Championship 2019 which concluded yesterday evening (05 November 2019) at the Air Force Health Management Centre (AFHMC) Colombo.SLAF Base Ratmalana and SLAF Station Colombo became the Men's and Women's Runners ups. Further, special awards were presented to t...
3:12pm on Wednesday 30th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) athletes who represented the Sri Lankan Defence Services Team at the 7th CISM World Military Games held in Wuhan, China returned to the island yesterday ( 29th October 2019) . They were welcomed by Air Force officials and their relatives at the Bandaranayake International Airport.The Military World Games is a multi-sport event for military sports personnel, org...
8:16pm on Tuesday 29th October 2019
SLAF Station Colombo won the Inter Unit Squash Championship 2019 defeating the Tech Formations Team from SLAF Base Ratmalana at the Squash Court Complex at Sri Lanka Air Force Base Ratmalana, yesterday (28th October 2019).The Champion SLAF Station Colombo team consisted of Air Commodore HU Wijayaweera Group Captain DRW Jayawardane, Wing Commander LMCB Nissanka, Flight Sergeant Silva DCA,...
6:29pm on Tuesday 29th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force men's "A" and " B" Teams won both the Cup and Plate Championships respectively at the “20th Old Vijayans Challenge Trophy" All Island Inter Club seven - a - side Hockey Tournament 2019 held at Edward Park Hockey Grounds, Matale from 26th to 27th of October 2019. The tournament was organized by the Vijaya Sports Club, Matale.In the Men's Cup Finals SLAF "A" defeated ...
11:26pm on Friday 25th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force female athlete Corporal Nimali Liyanarachchi won a Silver medal in Women's 800 metres event at the 7th CISM World Military Games held at the Wuhan China on 23 October 2019.Leading athletes from countries such as Ukraine, Bahrain, Barbados, Kenya, Romania, United States participated in this final event.Nimali Liyanarachchi (2:06:14) was awarded the silver medal while U...
9:51am on Sunday 20th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Base Hingurakgoda and Station Batticaloa emerged as Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Archery Championship 2019 which was concluded on 18 October 2019 at SLAF Base Katunayake.SLAF Trade Training School Ekala emerged as the Men’s and Women’s runners up.Director General Engineering, Air Vice Marshal Andrew Wijesuriya graced the occasion as the Chief ...
3:59pm on Friday 18th October 2019
SLAF Base Vavuniya emerged as Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Cycling Championship 2019, which concluded yesterday (17 October 2019) at SLAF Station Katukurunda.Regiment Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake and SLAF Station Colombo became the Runners-up in the men’s and women’s categories respectively.Director Training and Chairman of SLAF Cycling, Air Vice Marsha...
3:17pm on Wednesday 16th October 2019
NSSF Rifle & Pistol National Championship organized by the National Sport Shooting Federation was held from 05 October to 15 October 2019 at Sri Lanka Navy Range Welisara. 280 top Shooters representing 13 Shooting Clubs in the country including Army, Navy and Police participated in this major Championship. SLAF Shooters bagged 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze medals at the Championships...
7:50am on Wednesday 16th October 2019
The Sri Lanka Defence Services team left the Island on Tuesday (15 October 2019) to take part at the 7th CISM World Military Games to be held in Wuhan, China from 18 October to 27 October 2019.The team included twenty four (24) members from the Sri Lanka Air Force.Twelve Thousand military men and women representing 140 nations are expected take part at this Games under the motto “Frien...
10:22am on Friday 11th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo emerged the Champions, while SLAF Trade Training School (TTS) Ekala emerged runners up at the Inter Unit Badminton Championship 2019 held at Health Management Center Colombo from 07th to 10th October 2019 with the participation of large number of players representing all SLAF establishments.Leading Aircraftman Kaushalya DML from SLAF Station Colombo an...
4:20pm on Thursday 10th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Base Hingurakgoda and Air Force Station Colombo emerged as Men's joint Champions whilst SLAF Station Colombo emerged the Women's Champions at the Inter Unit Wushu Championship 2019 which was concluded yesterday (09 October 2019) at the Indoor Stadium of SLAF Base Katunayake. SLAF Station Palaly and SLAF Trade Training School (TTS) Ekala became Men's and Women's...
3:25pm on Tuesday 8th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Rugby squad comprising of  24 players  will depart  the island this evening (08 October 2019)  for Qatar  to participate in a friendly match between Qatar National Rugby team  on 11 October 2019.The Secretary Sri Lanka Air Force Rugby Wing Commander Daraka Dias, Team Coach and 02 officials will be participating in this visit. ...
5:38pm on Saturday 5th October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force men’s Judo team emerged runners-up at the 57th National Judo Championship 2019 organized by the Ministry of sports and worked off at the Jayathilaka Indoor Stadium , Nawalapitiya from 02 October to 04 October 2019. Mayor of the municipal council Nawalapitiya, Mr. Sashanka Sampath Sanjeewa graced the occasion as Chief guest. The SLAF Team Participated in both men’s...
7:42pm on Thursday 3rd October 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Base Anuradhapura won the Men’s Championship while Sri Lanka Air Force Trade Training School (TTS) Ekala became Women's Champions at the Inter Unit Karate Championship 2019 held at the AF Health Management Centre (HMC) Colombo today (02 October 2019).SLAF Base Hingurakgoda became Men's runners up and SLAF Academy China Bay became Women's runners up at the Championsh...
5:18pm on Thursday 26th September 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Base Hingurakgoda, and No. 26 Regiment Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake won the Men’s and Women’s Championships respectively, at the Inter Unit Volleyball Championships 2019 concluded on 26 September 2019 at SLAF Base Katunayaka.SLAF Base Katunayake and SLAF Combat Training School Diyathalawa emerged as the Men’s and Women’s runners up.The Director A...
10:15am on Saturday 21st September 2019
SLAF Station Colombo emerged as Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Wrestling Championships 2019 held 19 September 2019 at the Air Force Health Management Centre (HMC), Colombo. SLAF Base Hingurakgoda and Trade Training School Ekala became the runners up in the Men's and Women's categories respectively.The occasion was of special significance because Air Force Wrestling cel...
12:05pm on Friday 20th September 2019
Corporal Gomes BDH was able to break her own weight lifting Sri Lanka National Record in the 49 Kg weight category whilst competing at the World weight lifting Championship - 2019 held in  Thailand. Her former record was 155 Kg (Snatch 70 Kg, Clean and Jerk 85 Kg) and the new Sri Lankan National record was set by lifting 157 Kg (Snatch 72 Kg, Clean and Jerk 85 Kg)....
8:03pm on Saturday 14th September 2019
A 19-member Air Force Cricket team departed the island this morning (14 September 2019) for Pakistan to participate in a friendly cricket tournament with the Pakistan Air Force under the Sport Exchange Programme from 15th to 21st September 2019.    The Chairman of the SLAF Cricket Pool, Group Captain Suharshi Fernando, Team Coach, Manager, Trainer and 15 players will be pa...
11:55pm on Friday 13th September 2019
SLAF Station Colombo and Academy China Bay emerged as Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Basketball Championship 2019 held at the Indoor Basketball Court of the Air Force Health Management Centre, in Colombo yesterday (12 September 2019).SLAF Academy China Bay and SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa emerged the runners up in the Men's and Women's categories respectively...
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