Related Information for Gruppo Sportivo Gruppo Sportivo was a Dutch post-punk/new wave pop band, from The Hague (1976-2013). Formed in 1976, Gruppo Sportivo enjoyed modest international success in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The frontman of the band, and writer of the material, is Hans Vandenburg.Their first ever single was Out There in the Jungle (Polydor 1976), but the height of their career came with the two albums 10 Mistakes (1977) and Back to '78 (1978). They came to popularity just after the height of pun.. read more