CCES Statement on the IPC Decision to suspend the Russian Paralympic Team from Rio

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 9, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) commends the decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to suspend the Russian Paralympic Delegation...Read more

Watching the Rio Opening Ceremonies

August 4, 2016

I love watching the Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic Games. It’s a spectacle like few others in sport. Athletes from countries large and small parade into the main stadium, perma-smiles etched on their faces, many skipping and hopping their way around the track, powered by pride and purpose.Read more

Para-Athletics Athlete Suspended for Whereabouts Violation

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 27, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Earle Connor, a para-athletics athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping...Read more

Clean athletes cheated before Games even begin

July 25, 2016

Sadly, I was wrong. I had naively hoped the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would recognize all the unmistakable signs and heed the deafening global call for a ban on Russian athletes competing in Rio. ...Read more

All Signs Point to a Complete Russian Ban at Rio 2016

July 22, 2016

The writing is on the wall. All that remains now is for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to do the right thing: the right thing for the integrity of sport, for clean athletes and for everyone else around the world who subscribes to the...Read more

Court Ruling Paves the Way for Complete Russian Ban from Rio 2016

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 21, 2016) – A ruling today by a Swiss court has paved the way for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban all Russian athletes from participating in next month’s...Read more

Athletics Athlete’s Results Disqualified Following Admission of Use

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 20, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Earle Connor, a para-athletics athlete who is currently serving a four-year sanction for an...Read more

Fédération Internationale de Natation Partners with 15 National Anti-Doping Organizations on Collaborative Testing Initiative ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

(Ottawa, Ontario - July 15, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), and 14 other leading national anti-doping organizations (NADOs),...Read more

The Time is NOW to Stand Up for Clean Sport

July 15, 2016

It sounds almost melodramatic to say it, but the integrity of international sport is at stake. On Monday, respected Canadian arbitrator and law professor, Richard McLaren, will make public the findings of a major investigation into Russia’s anti-doping system. His probe follows a shocking World...Read more