Media Releases

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...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Methandienone and Methylphenidate

Ottawa – May 13, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Jessica Pietrzyk, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...

The CCES Launches 2022-2027 Strategic Plan

Ottawa – May 5, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is excited to share its 2022-2027 Strategic Plan . The plan outlines a clear and bold path for the organization over the next...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of GW501516

Ottawa – April 25, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Cody Sheppard, a powerlifting athlete, received a three-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation...

Innovative E-learning Course Takes Board Training to the Next Level

Ottawa – March 30, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and Sport Law are proud to announce the launch of Governance Essentials – a comprehensive new e-learning course designed to...