Media Releases

Global DRO Grows with Addition of Drug-Free Sport New Zealand as Latest Licensee

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2019) – The international network of anti-doping organizations that powers Global DRO has welcomed Drug-Free Sport New Zealand as the latest licensee of the free...

Athletics Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Multiple Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 22, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that David Freake, an athletics athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

Experts Make Clear Recommendations for Canadian Approach to Match Manipulation

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 2, 2019) – A two-day symposium in April came to fruition today with the publication of a White Paper outlining five recommendations for a Canadian response to the threat of...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Five Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 19, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Kelly Branton, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 17, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Dawson Odei, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of Ottawa,...

Para-Table Tennis Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Terbutaline

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 12, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Curtis Caron, a para-table tennis athlete, received a six-month sanction for an anti-...

Para-Athletics Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Hydromorphone

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 11, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Janz Stein, a para-athletics athlete, received a four-month sanction for an anti-doping...

Anti-Doping Leaders Host Promising Meeting With Next WADA President

Anti-Doping Leaders are encouraged by Minister Witold Bańka’s commitment to clean sport and strengthening the voice of athletes as well as his recognition of the important role of NADOs in the fight...

The CCES and International Testing Agency Announce Collaboration

(Ottawa, Ontario and Lausanne, Switzerland – May 28, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and the International Testing Agency (ITA) are pleased to announce that they have entered...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for Presence of SARM LGD-4033

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 22, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) confirmed today that Stavros Katsantonis, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of British...