Media Releases

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...

Judo Athlete Suspended for Presence of Tamoxifen

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 21, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Youssef Youssef, a judo athlete, received a sanction of four years for a second anti-doping...

Freestyle Skiing Athlete Suspended for Presence of Cocaine

(Ottawa, Ontario – June 19, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Taylor Wilson, a freestyle skiing athlete, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping...

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-...

Powerlifting Athlete Suspended for Presence of 11 Banned Substances

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 30, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Thomas Jamael, a powerlifting athlete, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule...

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...

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...