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5:51pm on Friday 16th September 2022
The Inter Unit Golf Championship - 2022 was held at Eagles’ Catalina Golf Course Koggala today (16 September 2022). The awarding ceremony took place at the same venue with the graceful presence by Chief of Staff, Air Vice Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest.SLAF Academy China Bay titled the overall Championship and SLAF Base Katunayake clinched the First Runners Up whilst the SL...
3:45pm on Thursday 15th September 2022
The Inter Unit Archery Championship - 2022 was held at SLAF Base Katunayake on 12, 13, and 14 September 2022. The awarding ceremony took place at Sports Ground Katunayake with the graceful presence by Director Civil Engineering, Air Vice Marshal HWMU Wijesinghe as the Chief Guest.The Men’s Championship was clinched by SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa whilst the Women’s Champion...
2:55pm on Friday 9th September 2022
The Inter Unit Volleyball and Beach Volleyball Championships 2022 were held from 31 Aug to 08 Sep 2022 at SLAF Base Katunayake. The Director Air Operations, Air Vice Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa graced the finals and awarding ceremony as the chief guest. The Chairman SLAF Volleyball, Air Commodore Nishantha Thilakasinghe, Base Commander SLAF Base Katunayake, Air Vice Marshal Lasitha Sumanawee...
3:21pm on Tuesday 30th August 2022
SLAF Men’s and Women’s claimed the top honours at the Munchee Super League Volleyball Championship 2022 at National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium, Maharagama, yesterday (28 August 2022).SLAF Men defeated Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) 3-0 in the crucial "Super League Men's Final" match, dominating from the opening whistle. The opening set ended with a close 27-25 victory for ...
3:40pm on Monday 29th August 2022
The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) Shotgun Nationals 2022 was conducted from 26 Aug to 28 Aug 22 at Sri Lanka Army Shooting Range Complex, Panagoda.  More than 158 top Shooters from 14 top level shooting clubs in the country including sister services and Police were participated in this major Championship. 02 Officers, 06 Men Shooters and 04 Women Shooters fro...
8:57pm on Saturday 27th August 2022
The Air Force Colour awards ceremony 2018 to 2021, was held yesterday (26 August 2022) at a gala ceremony at the Eagle's Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall. The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General Kamal Guneratne (Retd) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.The Air Force Colour awards ceremony is an acknowledgement of the achievements of the sports personalities in the Sri L...
12:50pm on Monday 22nd August 2022
4th National Sambo Championship -2022 was held yesterday (21st August 2022) at Ibbagamuwa National School. The SLAF secured the Overall Championship in Men’s category. The SLAF players bagged 04 Gold, 05 Silver and 02 Bronze Medals.   SUMMARY OF RESULT Flight Sergeant Karunarathne BHNP         - 3rd place    (under 62kg weight cate...
8:10pm on Saturday 20th August 2022
The Inter Unit Handball Championship 2022 was held at Rifle Green Ground SLAF Station Colombo and grand finals at Health Management Centre Thummulla from 15 August 2022 to 19 August 2022. The Director Ground Operations, Air Vice Marshal AJ Amerasinghe graced the Awarding Ceremony as the Chief Guest. The President Sri Lanka Handball Federation, Mr Upali Rajapaksha, Chairman SLAF Handball,...
12:22pm on Wednesday 17th August 2022
Wing Commander Manjula Weerasinghe was designated as the President of the Sri Lanka Judo Association at the election held on 15 August 2022 in Dunconwite Auditorium at Ministry of Sports. Group Captain MASN Wijesinghe (Retd) and Ex- Warrant Officer MAAM Weerasinge were nominated as the Treasurer and the Chief Organizer respectively. Wing Commander Weerasinghe held the appointments of Gen...
12:16pm on Wednesday 17th August 2022
SLAF Women’s Sports Club emerged runner-up in the Sri Lanka Cricket Invitational Women’s Inter- Club T20 League 2022 which was held on 15 August 2022 at Thurston Ground between SLAF Women’s and SL Navy Women’s Cricket Teams. The SLN Women’s Cricket Team winning the toss chose to bat first and set a target of 121 runs in 20 Overs. In reply SLAF Women’s Cricket Team scored 113 ...
4:21pm on Monday 25th July 2022
A team of 10 SLAF sportsmen and women players will be competed in the “Commonwealth Games – 2022” to be held in United Kingdom, Birmingham during 28th July to 08 August 2022. The team comprised the competitors in Judo, Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Rugby and Boxing. Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana extended his best wishes to all the SLAF Sportsmen and Wome...
1:15pm on Monday 11th July 2022
Sri Lanka Air Force men's "A" team won the Championship while men's "B" team and women's "A" team became Runners Up of the Plate Championship and the Women's Championship respectively at the "21st Old Vijayan's Challenge Trophy (Nijabima Satana).  This all Island Inter club seven-a- side Hockey Tournament -2022 was held at Edward Park, Hockey Ground, Matale from 9th to 10th July 202...
2:29pm on Thursday 30th June 2022
Commander’s Cup Inter Command Eleven ‘A’ Side Soft Ball Cricket Tournament – 2022 concluded yesterday (29 June 2022) at the Sports Ground SLAF Base Katunayake. The Cricket Tournament conducted from 20th to 29th June 2022 with the participation of all SLAF establishments representing three Air Commands in great enthusiasm and team spirit. This tournament had been administered as p...
1:41pm on Thursday 9th June 2022
The Inter Unit Wrestling Championship 2022 was held from 06 June to 08 June 2022 at SLAF Base Katunayake. The Men’s Championship was won by the SLAF Station Colombo and the Women’s Championship was secured by the SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa. SLAF Base Ratmalana and SLAF Base Anuradhapura emerged as joint Runners Up in Men’s category. The Women’s Runner Up was secured b...
9:07pm on Saturday 4th June 2022
The 70th National Lifesaving Championship – 2021/2022 was organized by the Sri Lanka Lifesaving Association which was held on 03 and 04 June 2022 at Sri Jayawardanapura swimming pool complex and Lifesaving Headquarters Mount Lavinia. The SLAF men’s and women’s lifesaving teams were able to smoothly sail through events against other competitors in the tournament and SLAF Lifesaving ...
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...
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