Media Releases

The CCES and CHL End Relationship

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 30, 2021) -- The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that it is no longer the anti-doping service provider for the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). The...

The CCES Completes Testing of Team Canada Prior to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 25, 2021) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has successfully completed its pre-Games testing program prior to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. We would...

The CCES Completes Testing of Team Canada Prior to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 26, 2021) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has successfully completed its Olympic pre-Games testing program and would like to wish all members of Team Canada...

NADO Leaders Remain Hopeful for Meaningful Reform of WADA Governance

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 25, 2021) – With interest in the activities of the Governance Review Working Group of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and a desire to see continued reform, National Anti-...

Canada Strengthens Anti-Doping Program for 2021

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 21, 2021) – Recognized as a world leader in anti-doping, Canada has further strengthened its commitment to clean and ethical sport by implementing the new 2021 Canadian...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of D-Amphetamine

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 23, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Mickaël Badra, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of Sherbrooke,...

Athlete Groups and Anti-Doping Leaders Join Forces to Call for Further Reforms of WADA

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 11, 2020) – Athlete representatives from 14 countries join forces with 14 leading National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) to collectively call on meaningful reform at...

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...