Media Releases

The IPF and CCES Announce Partnership Agreement for Anti-Doping Services

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 6, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to announce a new agreement with the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). As part of this new...

U SPORTS Wrestling Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 17, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Jasonpreet Bains, a U SPORTS wrestling athlete affiliated with the University of the...

International Anti-Doping Leaders Stand with Athlete Community in Calling on WADA to Go Further and Faster with Meaningful Anti-Doping Reform

Global anti-doping leaders recognise steps for reform made by new WADA President, and hope to partner with WADA leaders to align with athletes by going “further and faster” for an independent and...

CCES Position Statement on Freedom of Expression and the IOC’s Rule 50

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 23, 2020) – The CCES steadfastly supports freedom of expression for every participant in the Olympic and Paralympic Games and calls upon the International Olympic Committee (...

Para Snowboard Athlete Suspended for the Presence of GW501516

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 1, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Matt Hamilton, a para snowboard athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

Athletics Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Clenbuterol and Tamoxifen

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 2, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Graeme Thompson, an athletics athlete, received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

The CCES Partners with BC Artistic Swimming to Influence Culture Change in Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 22, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and British Columbia Artistic Swimming (BCAS) are proud to announce an innovative partnership project focused on...

Bobsleigh Athlete Suspended Eight Years for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 20, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Derek Plug, a bobsleigh athlete, received an eight-year sanction for a second anti-doping rule...

Cheer Athlete Suspended for the Presence of GW501516

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 15, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Marc-André Lauzon, a cheer athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule...

The CCES Applauds COC and CPC and Recommends the Postponement of the Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Games

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 23, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) applauds the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) for the bold leadership...