Media Releases

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence and Use of Tamoxifen

Ottawa, November 10, 2021 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Phillipe Marcil, a powerlifting athlete, received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...

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...