November 18, 2013, Ottawa ON (ISN) - The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that a judo athlete has committed an anti-doping rule violation and has received a sanction of a reprimand. The athlete's urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on July 7, 2013, revealed the presence of methylphenidate, a prohibited stimulant.
September 30, 2013, EDMONTON – The University of the Fraser Valley has made a successful bid to add the sport of wrestling, effective September 2014, bringing to six the number of teams that will compete in Canada West during the 2014-15 season.
Recipients of ACE Awards selected for notable contributions in sport and community
September 12, 2013, Vancouver, BC – Created as a means to recognize the contributions of BC athletes and coaches through demonstrated leadership in their community, the ACE (Achieving Community Excellence) Awards have been presented to eight outstanding members of Team BC—all having participated in the recent 2013 Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, QC.
CCES News ReleaseAugust 29, 2013, Ottawa, ON (ISN) – In its first quarter, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) focused on online education courses for athletes. The CCES provided many organizations and groups with e-learning to maximize the number of athletes reached.
Darril FostyJuly 31, 2013, New York City/ Victoria, BC (ISN) - Stryker-Indigo Media & Island Sports News: Stryker-Indigo Media Group and Canadian alliance partner Island Sports News (ISN) said today that they have begun a roll-out of new online Canadian and International sporting platforms and content.
Story and Photos by Carl Constantine (Island Sports News)June 3, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Local Martial Arts Instructor, Leigh Mueller of Canada's Best Karate, wins ISKA Super Welter Weight World Title at Hurricane Fight League: Champions, May 31, 2013.
Charles La VertuMay 27, 2013, (ISN) - Sarah Perez of Hayabusa Karate Club in Vancouver has been elected secretary of Karate BC, the governing body for sport karate in BC.
Written by Keith VargaMay 26, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) - This weekend Olsen's Martial Arts on Vancouver Island has hosted the B.C. Provincial Boxing Championships.
Written by Ken Warren (ISN) - Photographs by David Bukach (ISN)May 24, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Japanese Kickboxing promoters didn't want North American Champion Gabriel Varga of Victoria at their Glory World Series in Tokyo earlier this month.
Written by Kelly Miller-Gerlach (ISN) - Photos Courtesy of Amber CampionMay 16, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Amber Campion is a dynamic individual; I had the pleasure to speak with Amber this past week and was truly inspired by her life's journey. Amber is the founder of Yogaeira™ and will be teaching at the Hemma Yoga Studio here in Victoria May 18-19.
Written by Keith VargaMay 9, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN)- Gabriel Varga returned home from Japan after fighting in the Glory 8 event on May 3rd in Tokyo.