Media Releases

Bobsleigh Athlete Suspended Eight Years for Second Anti-Doping Rule Violation

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 20, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Derek Plug, a bobsleigh athlete, received an eight-year sanction for a second anti-doping rule...

Cheer Athlete Suspended for the Presence of GW501516

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 15, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Marc-André Lauzon, a cheer athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule...

The CCES Applauds COC and CPC and Recommends the Postponement of the Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Games

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 23, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) applauds the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) for the bold leadership...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Drostanolone

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 21, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Logan Fischer, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of Manitoba,...

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

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 9, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) confirmed today that Malcom Lee, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with the University of British Columbia,...

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...

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...