The CCES and Sportradar Sign Integrity Partnership

(New York and Ottawa - May 7, 2019) - The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and Sportradar Integrity Services, the world’s leading supplier of sport integrity solutions, have entered into a partnership to enhance the CCES’s digital investigation capabilities.  

Through this partnership, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide the CCES with anti-doping services, with a focus on intelligence and investigation support. The CCES will benefit from Sportradar’s unique and extensive expertise in the field, working with their dedicated intelligence experts to assist with and carry out investigations into potential breaches of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP). 

“We look forward to using the information, analysis and insight provided through this partnership with Sportradar to further our efforts to protect clean athletes and inform our anti-doping program,” said Jeremy Luke, CCES Senior Director of Sport Integrity. “Big data and open source analysis is an important tool in our anti-doping investigations, and Sportradar works at the cutting edge of this field.”

Dr. Anja Martin, Director Anti-Doping Services of Sportradar added, “Seeing their commitment to the anti-doping fight, we are proud to enter into this partnership with the CCES to support their intelligence program. Sportradar’s expert intelligence unit has proven success in tackling complex cases in the expanding digital world. We look forward to working closely with the CCES to support their anti-doping efforts and to help uphold the values and traditions of Canadian sport.”

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About the CCES
The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization with a responsibility to administer the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our country. The CCES acknowledges funding, in part, from the Government of Canada. We are committed to making sport better by working collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system; protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats; and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone.

About Sportradar Integrity Services  
Sportradar Integrity Services is the world’s leading supplier of sport integrity solutions including anti-match-fixing, anti-doping, policy and strategy and due diligence, risk and compliance services for sport organizations and state authorities to support them in the fight against betting-related and sports corruption. Trusted and relied on by more than 100 sports organizations and state authorities around the world, and staffed with executives who have implemented integrity policies for the world’s largest sports bodies, they are firmly established as the unrivalled market leader in the field of sporting integrity.

The wider Sportradar group is a truly international sports data and technology organization, employing over 2,000 people in more than 30 locations around the world. Their rapid growth is driven by technological innovation and a deep understanding of their clients’ business needs. It is a commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes them the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 80 countries. 

For more information about Sportradar, please visit www.sportradar.com.
 
For further press enquiries:
Sportradar Communications
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Ben Lungo
Communications Officer, CCES
613 521-3340 x3282
blungo@cces.ca