Media Releases

CCES Shares Joint Statement Developed by NADO Leaders Following Summit in Bonn

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 18, 2018) – Leaders from 19 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) came together for a fifth special summit, this time in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the urgent questions...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for Presence of Five Prohibited Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 14, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Wade Cyr, a U SPORTS football athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for Presence of SARM S-22

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 12, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Quentin Weber, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for Presence of Four Anabolic Agents

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 11, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Francois Gagné, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping...

CCES Welcomes IOC Decision on Russia

(Ottawa, Ontario - December 6, 2017) - The head of Canada’s anti-doping agency is welcoming the decision to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee from the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games. “The...

“The IOC must ban Russia now – before it’s too late.”

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 30, 2017) – There could be dire consequences for international sport unless the International Olympic Committee (IOC) bans the Russian Olympic Team from the upcoming...

2018 Winter Olympians and Paralympians Unite Behind #MyMoment to Defend Clean Athletes’ Irreplaceable Moments

Ottawa, Ontario (October 30, 2017) – Leading up to the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Olympians and Paralympians from around the world are uniting behind #MyMoment to highlight the...

U SPORTS Football Player Suspended for Presence of Drostanolone

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 23, 2017) – On May 4, 2017, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced an asserted anti-doping rule violation against Michael Stefanovic, a U SPORTS football...

Weightlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Methandienone

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 5, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Jason Trinh, a weightlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

CCES Shares Joint Statement Developed by NADO Leaders Following Summit in Denver

(Ottawa, ON – September 14, 2017) - On September 12 and 13, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) was pleased to participate in the fourth National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) Summit,...