Media Releases

Bobsleigh Athlete Suspended for the Presence of SARM LGD-4033

Ottawa – November 4, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Christine de Bruin, a bobsleigh athlete, received a three-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

Literature Review Does Not Support Bans on Transgender Women Athletes

Ottawa – November 3, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has released “Transgender Women Athletes and Elite Sport: A Scientific Review.” The CCES commissioned this review of the...

Softball Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Cocaine and Amfetamine

Ottawa – October 24, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Brendan Hagerman, a softball athlete, received a three-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...

CCES Board of Directors Calls for Public Inquiry into Toxic Sport Culture

Ottawa – July 25, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that its board of directors has called on the Prime Minister of Canada and his Cabinet to take swift and...

The CCES and COC Announce Pilot Project and Education Initiative to Tackle Competition Manipulation

Ottawa – July 13, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), are proud to announce a pilot project to help national sport...

Softball Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Mesterolone and Oxandrolone

Ottawa – July 4, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Scott Lieph, a softball athlete, received a three-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The...

Weightlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of SARM LGD-4033 and Tamoxifen

Ottawa – June 27, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Zeyad El-Karsh, a weightlifting athlete, received a three-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...

Group of NADOs Proposes Declaration of Guiding Principles for the Future of Anti-Doping

The CCES Shares Joint Statement Developed by NADO Leaders Ottawa – June 10, 2022 – While recognizing a number of threats to the legitimacy and credibility of the anti-doping community, a dedicated...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone

Ottawa – May 30, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Donovan Burgmaier, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of Alberta, received an...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of GW501516

Ottawa – May 16, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that David Pointing, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...