Media Releases

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,...

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. Signs or symptoms of a...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Three Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – August 16, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Darius Martens, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Two Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 26, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Mohamad Arnaout, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for Presence of Four Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 28, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that, Meana Franco, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...