KCUR News
2:29 am
Mon May 12, 2008

KC Sports Journalist and Blogger in Beijing

Kansas City, MO – Anthony Tao is a sports writer and a former KCUR intern. He was born in Beijing, but grew up in Overland Park. Tao's back in Beijing now, visiting family and awaiting the Olympics. Two weeks ago, he was at a ceremony near Tianammen Square, counting down 100 days to the Opening Ceremonies, he shot this video which he put up on YouTube.

Anthony's blogging (Heart of Beijing), and occasionally filing stories for ESPN about his time in Beijing. We called him up to find out more about his experience there.

You can also read his account of Beijing's 100-Day countdown ceremony as published on the web in ESPN the Magazine. Read all of Tao's writing for ESPN's blog here.

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