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11:36am on Wednesday 11th September 2019
The Colombo Premier League -2019 (CPL T-10) Cricket Tournament held at the Rifle Green Grounds was organized by SLAF Station Colombo for the second consecutive year from 20th August to 10th September 2019.A total of 40 teams contested for the title at the Riffle Green Grounds, Colombo and 4 teams qualified for the Semi Finals which was held on 9th September 2019. Lion Heart (Team from Se...
8:23am on Monday 9th September 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force  Men’s and Women's Teams emerged as Runners Up at the 33rd Tharuna Sewa - Rupavahini Volleyball Championship held at the NYSC Maharagama on the 6th of September 2019. SLAF Men and Women took on SL Army and Navy respectively in the finals.Director General of National Youth Services Council, Mr. Kanishka Suranimala Rajapaksha graced the occasion as Chief Guest an...
7:50pm on Saturday 31st August 2019
A 16 member of Sri Lanka Air Force Men’s Water Polo Team left the country on 23 August 2019 to participate in a friendly Water Polo Tournament with the Bangladesh Air Force under the Sport Exchange Programme. The SLAF Team emerged as the victors during the Water Polo encounter with Bangladesh Air Force.The match was held on 29th August 2019 at the National Swimming Complex, Mirpur, Dha...
1:17pm on Thursday 29th August 2019
SLAF Station Colombo and SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa emerged as the Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Taekwondo Championship 2019 conducted at SLAF Base Katunayake yesterday (28 August 2019). Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayake and Sri Lanka Air Force Trade Training School, Ekala emerged as Men’s and Women’s runners up. Director Logistic of the SLAF, Air Vi...
4:29pm on Monday 26th August 2019
Leading Aircraftman Madura Peiris secured 1st place in the Standard 125cc event at the Vijayabahu Motorcross 2019 held yesterday (25 August 2019) at Boyagane. He also won the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Challenge Trophy. In addition, Leading Aircraftman Madura Peiris came third in the 125 cc Forces Event and 125cc Racing Event as well.Madura Peiris who was inducted to the SLAF Motor ...
10:53pm on Saturday 24th August 2019
SLAF Base Anuradhapura emerged as the champions at the Inter Unit Billiards and Snooker Championship 2019 defeating SLAF Base Katunayake in the finals at the Indoor Stadium, SLAF Base Katunayake yesterday (23 August 2019).During the open event, Squadron Leader LKMKB Alawala of SLAF Station Piduruthalagala and Leading Aircraftwoman Weerasinghe WMSH of SLAF Base Hingurakgoda won the Men’...
10:39pm on Saturday 24th August 2019
A 16 member Air Force Water Polo Team departed the island last night (23 August 2019) for Bangladesh to participate in a friendly Water Polo tournament with the Bangladesh Air Force under the Sport Exchange Programme from 24th to 30th August 2019.The Assistant Secretary SLAF Aquatic Sports of the Squadron Leader Duminda Gamage, Team Coach and 13 players will be participating in this visi...
7:43pm on Monday 19th August 2019
SLAF athletes bagged 6 Gold, 4 Silver and 7 Bronze medals at the 97th National Athletic Championship 2019 which was concluded yesterday (18th August 2019) at the Sugathadasa Stadium.Corporal Nimali WKLA was able to set a new Sri Lanka  Record in the Women's 1500 Meter event finishing with a timing of 4: 15: 88 minutes while Corporal Sadaruwan MHI was able to set a new Meet Record (5...
7:38pm on Saturday 17th August 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Station Colombo emerged Men’s and Women’s Champions at the Inter Unit Carrom Championship 2019 which was concluded yesterday (16th August 2019) at the SLAF Health Management Centre (HMC) in Colombo.Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay became the Men’s and Women’s Runners Up. Leading Aircraftsman Kularathna RMH of SLAF Academy China Bay and Sergeant Aththanago...
11:04pm on Friday 9th August 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force women’s “A” Team became champions in the recently concluded Division I Cricket Tournament. SLAF A Team convincingly defeated all the leading Clubs in the 50 overs encounters and the last match was tied with the Army “B” team due to prevailing weather conditions. The players performed exceptionally well both in batting and bowling departments.  Leading A...
3:11pm on Monday 5th August 2019
Leading Aircraftman Madura Peiris has secured 1st place standard 125cc event at the Commando Challenge Super Cross 2019 held on 04 August 2019 at Kuda – oya. Madura Peiris was inducted to SLAF Motor Racing team in year 2012 and was the only rider represented SLAF in Motor Racing arena. With the formulation of the SLAF team with 12 players in 2014 he became the Leader of the team. He ha...
4:55pm on Saturday 20th July 2019
Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China Bay won the Championship while the SLAF Trade Training School, Ekala became runners up, at the inaugural Inter Unit Chess Championships 2019 concluded yesterday (19th July 2019) at the SLAF Trade Training School, Ekala.Pilot Officer SS Waduge won the award for the Best Player of the Inter Unit Chess Championship.The Director Aeronautical Engineering, Air...
3:56pm on Friday 12th July 2019
The Asian Netball Champions, Sri Lanka led by Flight Lieutenant Chathurangani Jayasooriya is participating at the Netball World Cup 2019 which is currently underway in Liverpool England. Flight Lieutenant Jayasooriya is also the captain of the Air Force Netball Team. Two other players from the Sri Lanka Air Force, Sergeant Thilini Wattegedara, Corporal Dulanga Dananji are also playing in...
3:50pm on Friday 12th July 2019
SLAF Base Katunayake emerged as the Men's Champions while SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa emerged as the Women's Champions at the Inter Unit Kabaddi Championship 2019 which concluded yesterday (11th July 2019) at the Indoor Stadium of SLAF Base Katunayake.SLAF Station Colombo and Trade Training School Ekala emerged as Men's and Women's runners up at the Championship. The Director ...
9:03am on Wednesday 3rd July 2019
A 16 member Water Polo Team from the Bangladesh Air Force arrived at the Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) on 1st July 2019 to participate in a friendly Water Polo Tournament with their SLAF counterparts under the Sports Exchange Programme. The team will remain in Sri Lanka until 7 July 2019 during which three friendly Water Polo matches and country tours have been arranged.The t...
4:33pm on Wednesday 19th June 2019
The Thailand International North Bangkok University Judo Championship was held at the North Bangkok University in Thailand from 15th to 17th June 2019 attended by more than 19 countries including Japan, Korea and Vietnam. The championship was organized by the Thailand Judo Association. Four SLAF Judoka participated in the Championship. Leading Aircraftman Darmawardana RCN in the under 73...
2:08pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019
The All Island Open Women’s 3x3 Pick Up Game 2019, Basketball tournament organized by Sri Lanka Basketball Federation was held at the Nawala Gateway College on the 16th of June 2019. Eight Women’s Teams participated and SLAF played in the Finals against the Track Master Team where the SLAF Team emerged as Runner Up of the tournament....
12:22pm on Monday 17th June 2019
The present Shooting Coach of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Warrant Officer Chandana GM (Retired) has been selected as the National Shooting Coach by the National Shooting Sports Federation for the upcoming South Asian Games which are due to be held in Nepal.Warrant Officer Chandana who hails from Panadura served in the SLAF from 1985 to 2007. He is a product of Bandaragama Galthude Kanishta ...
3:41pm on Tuesday 11th June 2019
The Laser Run Competition for the year 2019 was organized by the Modern Pentathlon Federation of Sri Lanka from 8th to 9th June 2019 at the Bandaragama Sports Complex. This event is organized as a selection trial for the Asian Pentathlon Championships which is due to held at the end of this month in Kazakhstan.Corporal Nilaweera HPGAS won the Men’s event while Leading Aircraftwoman Das...
1:56pm on Monday 29th April 2019
A 14 member Air Force Women’s Volleyball team left for China to represent the country at the ‘Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship 2019’ from 27 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. The team, which has won four consecutive national Volleyball Championships, includes several national players in its ranks.  This is considered as a unique opportunity for the SLAF Women’s Volleybal...
7:43pm on Thursday 18th April 2019
A 20 member Hockey Team from the SLAF is currently in India to participate in the 2nd Marshal Arjan Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) from the 16th to the 22nd of April 2019.The Secretary of SLAF Hockey, Wing Commander HANNB Ettipola is also with the team as the Head of Delegation. The SLAF Team which is a leading Hockey Team in the Island comprises sev...
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