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2:06pm on Tuesday 11th September 2018
The Champions of the Asian Netball Championship 2018, the national netball team of Sri Lanka, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport today after a victorious tournament in Singapore. Flight Lieutenant Chathurangani Jayasooriya captained the team bringing honour and glory to the Sri Lanka Air Force. She is also the captain of the Air Force netball team and it is the first time ...
9:37pm on Friday 7th September 2018
SLAF Station Morawewa and SLAF Academy China Bay emerged as Men's and Women's Champions at the Inter Unit Handball Championship 2018 held today (07 September 2018) at the Air Force Health Management Centre (AFHMC) in Colombo.SLAF Station Colombo and SLAF TTS Ekala became the Men's and Women's runner’s up for the year 2018.Director Ground Operations of SLAF, Air Vice Marshal KFR Fernand...
1:47pm on Friday 7th September 2018
SLAF Men’s Volleyball Team won the Sport Exchange Friendly Volleyball Tournament which was concluded yesterday (06 Sep 2018) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, defeating the Bangladesh Air Force Team 2-0.The first friendly encounter took place on 04 Sep 2018 and SLAF Team won the match 3 sets to 2 (Scores: 17-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-27, and 15-13).The SLAF Team won the second and final encounter 3 set...
11:42am on Tuesday 4th September 2018
Leading Aircraftman Perera BUC, Leading Aircraftwoman  Rahubaddha RKY and Leading Aircraftwoman Liyanage CL were in the National Carom Men’s and Women’s Teams which represented Sri Lanka at the recently concluded Carom World Cup 2018 held in South Korea. Leading Aircraftwoman  Rahubaddha RKY had the distinction of leading the National Women’s Carrom Team as their captain....
8:03pm on Tuesday 28th August 2018
The Air Force Colours Night 2018, was held today (28 August 2018) at a gala ceremony at the Eagle's Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall. The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.The Air Force Colour Night is an acknowledgement of the achievements of the sports personalities in the Sri Lanka Air Force. These achievements are the...
4:32pm on Sunday 19th August 2018
Layton Cup Boxing Championship-2018 organized by the Sri Lanka Boxing Federation was conducted from 14 August 2018 to 18 August 2018 at ROYAL- MAS Arena, Royal College,Colombo-07. More than 150 competitors representing Sri Lanka Boxing Federation affiliated clubs including SL Army, SL Navy, SL Air Force and SL Police took part in this Championship. Sri Lanka Air Force Bo...
8:23pm on Saturday 18th August 2018
The finals of the Inter Unit Swimming and Waterpolo Championship 2018 was held on 17th August 2018 at the Sri Lanka Air Force Base Ratmalana. Over 200 Airmen and Airwomen representing all Air Force bases, stations and units took part in various events which were held from 14th to 17th August 2018.SLAF Academy China Bay emerged the men’s and women’s champions in the Inter Unit Sw...
3:17pm on Thursday 16th August 2018
Thirty - Two Sportsmen and women of the Sri Lanka Air Force, consisting of 29 players and 3 officials, have been selected to represent Sri Lanka at the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September 2018. Sri Lanka Air Force players including the Captain of National Hockey team Leading Aircraftman Weerasooriya PGLG and others will represent the nation at a Athleti...
1:47pm on Thursday 16th August 2018
Sri Lanka Air Force Women’s Basketball Team  emerged Champions  beating Sri Lanka Army by 43-30 at the  Defence  Services Basketball Championship 2018. The Final was held on 14 August 2018 at Outdoor Basketball Court Sri Lanka Navy Base Gemunu, Welisara . Rear Admiral Piyal de Silva, Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, graced the ceremony as Chief Guest. Chairman ...
8:24am on Thursday 16th August 2018
The Women’s Wrestling Team of Sri Lanka Air Force emerged as unbeaten champions for the third consecutive year while the Men’s Team became Runners Up at the Defence Services Wrestling Championship 2018 which was held at the Sports Arena at Sri Lanka Naval Base Welisara from 10 August to 13 August 2018. SLAF Women Wrestlers won Six Gold medals, Seven Silver medals and Two Bronze medal...
9:33am on Thursday 2nd August 2018
The Defence Services Karate Championship 2018 was held at 30,31th July and 01st August 2018 at Indoor Stadium of Panagoda Army Cantonment.SLAF Karate Team bagged 13 Gold, 10 Silver and 14 Bronze Medals, bagging the highest number of Gold Medals in the recent SLAF Karate history. The SLAF men won 08 Gold medals and managed to lead Gold Medals list amongst the Tri Forces....
5:21pm on Monday 30th July 2018
The 18th National Archery Championship was held on 28th and 29th July 2018 at Mahinda Rajapaksha Sports Complex Diyagama and the State Minister of Sports Hon. Sriyani Wijewickrama graced the Closing Ceremony as the Chief Guest. The highlight of the championship was the performance of SLAF Archers who were able to secure one Gold, three Silver and one Bronze with a total of 07 awards.Lead...
9:03am on Sunday 22nd July 2018
43rd National Karate Championship which is conducted by Sri Lanka Karate Do Federation was held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on 20th July 2018. SLAF team won the overall championship of both men and women with 10 Gold, 08 Silver & 09 Bronze Medals....
9:56am on Thursday 19th July 2018
Three SLAF Shooters have been selected to the National Squad to represent the Country at the Far East Asia Games which will be held in Pataya, Thailand during September 2018.    Leading Aircraftman Dayawansa    Leading Aircraftman Priyashan    Leading Aircraftwoman Mekala    The IPSC is the world's second largest shooting sport ...
2:28pm on Saturday 14th July 2018
Regiment Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake emerged as the Men’s Champions while SLAF Academy Cby emerged as the Women's Champions at the Inter Unit Power Lifting Championship 2018 which was concluded yesterday (13 July 2018) at SLAF Trade Training School, Ekala. SLAF Station Ampara and SLAF Combat Training School Diyatalawa became the men’s and women's runners up.Corporal Wijethilake GMS ...
2:16pm on Saturday 14th July 2018
The 10th Defence Services Swimming and Water Polo Championship 2018 organised by the SLAF was held from 5th to 13th July 2018 at Aquatic Sports Complex SLAF Base Ratmalana. The finals of the Water Polo matches were held yesterday (13th of July 2018), at which Air Vice Marshal SK Pathirana, the Director Air Operations and the Chairman of SLAF Golf graced the occasion as the chief guest. T...
5:25pm on Friday 13th July 2018
The SLAF Men’s Soccer Team won the Sports Exchange Programme Friendly Soccer Tournament which was concluded yesterday at the Soccer and Hockey Ground Complex at SLAF Trade Training School, Ekala. A 21 - member Soccer team from the Bangladesh Air Force arrived in Sri Lanka on the 07th of July 2018 to participate in a friendly Soccer Tournament with their SLAF counterparts under the Spor...
4:17pm on Friday 13th July 2018
SLAF Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball teams emerged as Champions of the Defence Services Beach Volleyball Championship 2018.Defence Services Beach Volleyball Championship 2018 was held on 11 and 12 Jul 2018 at Beach Volleyball Courts at Sri Lanka Air Force Base Katunayaka. During the finals SLAF Women’s Team defeated SL Navy (2-1) while the SLAF Men’s Team defeated SL Army (2-0...
3:16pm on Thursday 12th July 2018
SLAF Women's Carrom Team emerged as champions at the 10th Defence Services Games defeating the SL Army in the finals while the SLAF Men's Team emerged as runners up. The Defence Services Games Carrom Championship was concluded at the SL Army Panagoda yesterday (12 July 2018).The Chief Signal Officer of Sri Lanka Army, Major General NM Hettiarachchi graced the awards ceremony as the chief...
7:16pm on Saturday 7th July 2018
A 21 member Soccer Team from Bangladesh Air Force arrived at BIA today (07 July 2018) to participate in a friendly Soccer Tournament with their SLAF counterparts under the Sports Exchange Programme. The team will remain in Sri Lanka till 13 July 2018 during which period three soccer matches and country tours have been arranged.The team comprising the Manager, Squadron Leader SM Shamim Re...
6:25pm on Saturday 7th July 2018
SLAF     Men and women’s teams bagged the 2018 Taekwondo championship with 09 gold medals.Defence Services Taekwondo Championship 2018 was held on 03rd, 04th and 05th July 2018 at the Indoor Gymnasium of SLAF Base, Katunayake.SLAF     Men’s and Women’s teams bagged the 2018 Taekwondo championship with the  SLAF Men’s Team securing Four (4) Gold ...
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