International Anti-Doping Leaders call on watershed opportunity to reform Anti-Doping System

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 11, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) shares the following joint statement developed by national anti-doping organization leaders in advance of the World...

The CCES Congratulates Dr. Christiane Ayotte on Appointment to Order of Canada

(Ottawa, Ontario – February 14, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to congratulate Dr. Christiane Ayotte on her investiture as an Officer of the Order of Canada. This honour recognizes Dr. Ayotte’s outstanding contribution to the fight against doping in sport, in Canada and around the world.

National Anti-Doping Organization Leaders React to Russia Compliance Status

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 25, 2019) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) shares the following joint statement developed by national anti-doping organization leaders following the World...

The CCES Calls for Swift Action on Russia’s Failure to Comply

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 2, 2019) – Russia must be held to account for missing the December 31, 2018 deadline to provide the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) access to critical information...

CCES Congratulates Beckie Scott on Appointment to Order of Canada

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 28, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to congratulate Beckie Scott on her recent appointment to the Order of Canada. This prestigious honour...

Howman and Mishkin to Address Match Manipulation Symposium

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 21, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and McLaren Global Sport Solutions Inc. (MGSS) are proud to announce more speakers for the 2019 Symposium on Match Manipulation and Gambling in Sport.

Cycling Athlete Suspended for Refusing to Submit to Sample Collection

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 8, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Greg Doucette, a cycling athlete, received an eight-year sanction for a second anti-doping...

Governments, Athletes and Anti-Doping Organizations Call for Reforms after Emergency Summit at the White House

(Ottawa, Ontario – November 1, 2018) – The White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), invited sport ministers, government representatives, athletes and national anti-doping organizations from Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States for an emergency summit event: Advancing International Commitment to Clean Sport and Fair Play: Reforming the World Anti-Doping Agency. The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), the Government of Canada and Beckie Scott attended the meeting in Washington, DC on October 31.

International Anti-Doping Leaders stand united with international athlete community in calling for meaningful Reform of World Anti-Doping Agency Governance

Following the unprecedented outcry from the world's athletes over the recent actions and decisions of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the leaders of 18 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) came together for an emergency Summit, hosted by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) in Paris to discuss the concerning state of the global anti-doping system and the urgent need to restore public and athlete faith in the global regulator (WADA).

The CCES and AthletesCAN Call for Action to Address WADA ExCo Bullying Allegation

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 18, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and Ath-letes-CAN have serious about alleged bullying behavior by members of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee brought forward by Olympic Champion and Chair of the WADA Athlete Committee, Beckie Scott. Together, the two organizations call on WADA to com-mission an independent review of Ms. Scott’s allegations, as well as the practices and norms sur-rounding the WADA Executive Committee and Foundation Board’s operations.

Leaders Committed to Putting Values First in Canadian Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – October 19, 2018) – Canadian sport leaders are united behind a shared mission to put values at the core of the Canadian sport experience following a ground-breaking two-day symposium in Ottawa, October 15-16.

The CCES & MGSS Announce 2019 Symposium on Match Manipulation and Gambling in Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 19, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has partnered with McLaren Global Sport Solutions Inc. (MGSS), an international leader in sport and ethics, to present the 2019 Symposium on Match Manipulation and Gambling in Sport - the first Canadian symposium to address these issues. The event will take place April 24-25, 2019 at The Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto. Registration information will be available in September 2018.

The CCES congratulates Canada, Mexico and the US on a successful bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 13, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) congratulates Canada Soccer, Federación Mexicana de Fúbol Asociación, and U.S. Soccer on their successful joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

CAAWS and CCES Jointly Oppose IAAF’s New Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 27, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) are speaking out against the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) new Eligibility Regulations for the Female Classification that pertains to athletes with differences of sex development.

The CCES and International Weightlifting Federation Announce Collaboration to Combat Doping

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 25, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to announce a new agreement with the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Through this collaboration, the CCES will monitor athlete whereabouts compliance, develop a test distribution plan in collaboration with the IWF’s Anti-Doping Committee, implement that plan and organize all out-of-competition testing.

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...

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 irreplaceable moments clean athletes have lost to doping and to defend the moments they could earn if they have access to a level playing field.

Canadian Concussion Collaborative identifies characteristics of good concussion clinics

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 29, 2017) – The Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC) released a guide to help parents and their children choose a good concussion clinic.

CCES receives support from the Canadian Olympic Committee in the lead up to major Games

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 27, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to recognize the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) for its continued support of clean sport through its recent contribution to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP). The COC will provide financial assistance in the lead up to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games, as well as the 2019 Pan American Games.

Cycling Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Testosterone

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 8, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Gérard-Louis Robert, a cycling athlete, received a sanction of eight years for a second anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on August 27, 2016, revealed the presence of testosterone.

CAAWS and CCES Mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 17, 2017) – On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) call on all Canadian sport leaders to take action to make their sports welcoming and inclusive of LGBTQI2S-identified individuals.

CCES Supports Renewed Call for Global Anti-Doping Reforms

(Ottawa, Ontario – March 12, 2017) – The will to implement reforms to improve global anti-doping remains the missing ingredient in a recipe for clean sport. A clear call for system changes were...

Global DRO Grows Stronger with Anti-Doping Switzerland Partnership

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 12, 2016) – With the launch of its Global DRO ( www.globaldro.com ), Anti-Doping Switzerland (ADCH) has officially joined a network of national anti-doping organizations...

McLaren Report Confirms Need for Sweeping Reforms to Anti-Doping: CCES

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 9, 2016) – More disturbing revelations about an unprecedented doping conspiracy in the Russian sport system must serve as a catalyst for sweeping reforms to bolster the...

Leading Canadian health organizations produce a guide to help sport and school organizations implement concussion management protocols

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 7, 2016) – Today, the Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC) released a tool to help sport organizations and schools implement concussion prevention and management strategies.

CCES Shares Proposed Reforms Developed by 17 NADOs to Strengthen and Unify the Global Fight for Clean Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 31, 2016) – On August 29 and 30, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) was pleased to participate in a National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) Summit held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The purpose of the summit was to discuss important changes needed to increase the effectiveness of global anti-doping efforts.

Fédération Internationale de Natation Partners with 15 National Anti-Doping Organizations on Collaborative Testing Initiative ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

(Ottawa, Ontario - July 15, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), and 14 other leading national anti-doping organizations (NADOs), today announced the continued success of a global collaborative testing initiative in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The participating organizations worked together to develop a comprehensive, fair, and strategic test distribution plan to be executed in the six months leading up to the Rio Olympic Games.

Canadian Athletes Benefiting from Stronger Anti-Doping Program

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 12, 2016) – As Team Canada prepares for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Rio, athletes are benefiting like never before from expanded education and testing services offered through the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP).

CCES Releases Guide to Creating Inclusive Environments for Trans Participants in Canadian Sport

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 4, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) released today a document entitled, “Creating Inclusive Environments for Trans Participants in Canadian Sport - Guidance for Sport Organizations,” developed in consultation with the Trans Inclusion in Sport Expert Working Group.

Australia Joins Global DRO Athlete Resource Network

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 27, 2016) – Australia has become the latest country to join the Global DRO network, in an effort to provide more athletes than ever before with the opportunity to benefit from easily accessible and accurate information about the status of their medications.

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