Latin Dance

Samba hints at Blackburn exit

Blackburn defender Christopher Samba has cast doubt over his future at Ewood Park by claiming he would leap at the chance to leave if a "good opportunity" arose.

Kean surprised by Samba exit demands

Blackburn boss Steve Kean will discuss Christopher Samba's future with the Rovers captain today after learning he has been asking to leave the club for a year.

Sad Samba spoils Kean's big day

Blackburn Rovers are aware of captain Chris Samba's unhappiness at the club since the sacking of manager Sam Allardyce and fear that there will be interest in the player from Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham next month. However, they have not yet received an official transfer request from the player.

Angry Samba seeks Blackburn exit

Captain Christopher Samba is intent on leaving Blackburn after being angered by the decision of new owners Venky's to sack manager Sam Allardyce.

Album: Leo Gandelman, Garrincha!! (Far Out)

Original music for new Brazilian film Garrincha: Estrela Solitaria, a biopic of the bandy-legged football genius. It's an instrumental jazz score interleaved with a bit of public domain drumming and dialogue extracts, louche cha-cha and mambo dance numbers summoning up the late 1950s.

Jesús Alfonso: Conga player and musical director of Cuba's

Known in Cuba as "Los Reyes de la rumba" ("The kings of rumba"), Los Muñequitos de Matanzas are recognised internationally as being among the leading ambassadors of this ancient AfroCuban musical tradition – one of the building blocks of contemporary salsa.

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