17 Aug 2021

US college sports programmes taking Kiwi athletes

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 17 August 2021

College sports - a $1 billion business in the US - are still a popular scholarship option for Aotearoa athletes despite the pandemic.

National Collegiate listings show at least seventeen of our Tokyo Olympians are current or former athletes at United States universities.

RNZ reporter Sam Olley spoke to New Zealand athletes about their sporting lives in the US.