Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has been in a coma since Dec. 29 after a skiing accident.(Photo: Gustau Nacarino, Reuters)
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Michael Schumacher remains in stable
condition following a skiing accident that left the Formula One great
with severe head injuries and in a coma since Dec. 29, his manager said
The statement from manager Sabine Kehm does not mention
the word "critical" for the first time in describing the condition of
the seven-time world champion.
Schumacher has been in an induced coma in a Grenoble hospital since the crash in the French Alps.
family is very happy and confident with the work of the team of doctors
treating Michael, and they trust them completely. Michael's condition
is still considered as stable," Kehm said in an email.
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the first statement since Schumacher's wife, Corinna, appealed for the
family to be left in peace on Jan. 7, Kehm repeated that "any
information regarding Michael's health not coming from the doctors
treating him or from his management must be treated as pure
Doctors treating Schumacher in Grenoble have not
commented on his condition since Jan. 6, when they said they still
regarded him to be critical.
The 45-year-old Schumacher hit his head on a rock at the Meribel ski resort.
Schumacher retired from F1 in 2012 as the most successful driver in series history.