Media Releases

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Six Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 18, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Connor Visagie, a powerlifting athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule...

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...

Anti-Doping Rule Violation Asserted Against U SPORTS Football Player

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 4, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that under the rules of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), it has asserted an anti-doping rule...

Weightlifting Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Clenbuterol

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 1, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Taylor Findlay, a weightlifting athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping...

U SPORTS Football Athlete Suspended for Presence of Cocaine

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 20, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Frédéric Vézina-Lavergne, a U SPORTS football athlete from Concordia University, received a...

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...

U Sports Football Athlete Suspended for the Presence of an Anabolic Agent

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 19, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Tristan Grosman, a U Sports football player from St. Francis Xavier University, received a...

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...

CCES statement regarding Russian hacker group leaking private medical information of athletes

(Ottawa, Ontario – September 19, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is very concerned that a Russian hacker group has illegally obtained medical data from a Rio 2016 Olympic Games...