Tour promoter: Minogue will not perform at games
SYDNEY, Australia - Kylie Minogue's Australian tour promoter denies that the singer, who underwent breast cancer surgery in May, will perform at next year's Commonwealth Games in her hometown of Melbourne.
''Any suggestions or inferences that Kylie is to appear in any part of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne are completely erroneous and misleading,'' Michael Gudinski said in a statement on Tuesday.
Minogue, 37, was forced to postpone part of her world tour after being diagnosed with cancer.
Fans gather to remember Diana
LONDON - Princess Diana's most loyal fans gathered outside her former home to mark the eighth anniversary of her death and to revile the woman who succeeded her as the wife of Prince Charles.
Britain's royal family planned no special observances Wednesday. Her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, ''will be going about their business as normal,'' said a spokesman at Clarence House, Prince Charles' official residence. The spokesman declined to be identified, in keeping with royal policy.
China honors film stars with stamps
HONG KONG - China has honored Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Chow Yun-Fat in a commemorative stamp collection marking 100 years of Chinese film.
Among the other 128 honored stars were Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Cecilia Cheung, Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung.
The Chinese postal service launched the collection at a ceremony in Beijing Monday.
Scholarship given in memory of Mister Rogers
LOS ANGELES - A scholarship in memory of Fred Rogers, who produced and hosted the acclaimed PBS children's program ''Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,'' was given to its inaugural recipient, a University of California film student.
Michelle Lyn Banta, a graduate student at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, received $10,000 to support her study in children's media.
- From wire reports