Russell Crowe wants to buy rugby team

SYDNEY, Australia - Russell Crowe is a big rugby fan, and now the Oscar-winning actor wants to buy a team.

Crowe is in negotiations to purchase a club in Australia's National Rugby League, officials of the targeted South Sydney Rabbitohs said Saturday.

The Sydney club won a long court case to be readmitted to the NRL in 2002 after being cut from topflight competition following the 1999 season.

Trace Adkins recovering from surgery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Trace Adkins had emergency surgery for an abdominal infection after a concert in Morton, Minn., last week.

Doctors said the surgery was successful and Adkins is expected to make a full recovery, his publicist, Schatzi Hageman, said Saturday.

The 43-year-old country singer had been suffering from stomach pain for two days and decided to go to the hospital before heading out to the next stop on his tour, Hageman said.

Kate Moss admits she used cocaine

LONDON - Kate Moss acknowledged to the Hennes & Mauritz clothing chain that tabloid allegations she recently used cocaine are true, an H&M spokeswoman said.

Moss, who is to model one of H&M's upcoming clothing lines, apologized and promised in writing to abide by a company policy that models be ''healthy, wholesome and sound,'' spokeswoman Liv Asarnoj said.

Film Institute opens new library

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - The Swedish Film Institute opened its new library on the day Swedish actress Greta Garbo would have turned 100.

''It was mostly a coincidence. The library was ready and we thought it would be nice to open it on Garbo's birthday, a festival day for Swedish film,'' said Jan-Erik Billinger, the library's director.

The library, Sweden's only special film depository, was opened Sunday and will be accessible to the public.

- From wire reports