Media Releases

CCES Commends the IPC Decision to Maintain Russian Suspension

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 29, 2018) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) commends the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decision to maintain the suspension of the Russian...

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...