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With seriously high stakes, it's an extreme arena
They're gross, says Eleanor Doughty, and they make you feel bad
Sebastian Vettel undid much of the damage limitation work he has being doing so assiduously since stealing victory from Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber in the Malaysian Grand Prix two weeks ago, with a fierce attack on the Australian that made it clear he still intends to win at all costs.
Briton’s triumph means that Vettel leads Alonso by just 13 points with one race left
Bob Marley's image, like Kurt Cobain and Michael Jackson's, has been used and abused. Since his death in 1981 his visage, often smoking, often smiling, has become a symbol of pretty much anything anyone with a poster press and T-shirt printer fancied.
When it's late and you want a pick-me-up, a hyper-caffeinated energy drink might appeal more than an espresso. But their makers face a serious setback, as the United States' Food and Drug Agency (FDA) is investigating links between Monster, which contains three times more caffeine than an 8-ounce can of Red Bull, and the deaths of five people in the last year.
Lotus' impetuous young driver Romain Grosjean yesterday acknowledged that he will be running on borrowed time if he gets involved in another first-lap collision with a rival at tomorrow's Korean Grand Prix.
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The "extreme athlete" Felix Baumgartner is hopeful that his second attempt at a supersonic skydive over New Mexico can take place on Sunday.
The door to a possible Red Bull drive for Lewis Hamilton slammed firmly shut yesterday when the Milton Keynes team confirmed that they had re-signed last Sunday's British Grand Prix winner, Mark Webber, for the 2013 season.
Sebastian Vettel says Red Bull have lost self-belief after failing to replicate last season's dominance so far in 2012. Red Bull won 12 out of 19 races in 2011 and took 18 pole positions to wrap up their second world titles in as many seasons.
The creator of Red Bull, who became one of the world's richest men thanks to the success of the fizzy, caffeine-laden drink, died yesterday in Bangkok of natural causes. Chaleo Yoovidhya was 89.
Red Bull Racing have thrown a Formula One lifeline to Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi by appointing him as their test and reserve driver after he was discarded by sister team Toro Rosso.
Another one bites the dust. After news on Thursday that the Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings had tested positive for a masking agent, it was announced yesterday that the former US champion Mike Rodgers had dome the same for a banned stimulant.
Mark Webber has admitted Sunday's team orders saga has no bearing on his future as he is already in "positive" talks with Red Bull regarding a new contract.
Parents are are making their children fat and ruining their teeth by buying them sports or energy drinks and should give them water instead, doctors have warned.
A battle over who owns the brand name Relentless could force Coca-Cola to drop its popular energy drink after the record company behind Joss Stone and K T Tunstall launched court proceedings against the US manufacturer.