Updated: Monday, 14 April 2014 04:21 | By Agence France-Presse

Schumacher showing 'small signs of progress': spokeswoman

Michael Schumacher is "showing small signs of progress", his spokeswoman said Sunday, with the Formula One legend slowly recovering from devastating brain injuries suffered in a ski accident.

Schumacher showing 'small signs of progress': spokeswoman

Picture taken on November 25, 2012 shows Michael Schumacher at the end of Brazil's F-1 GP at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo - by Yasuyoshi Chiba

"There are short moments of consciousness and he is showing small signs of progress," Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm told German broadcaster ARD.

Schumacher has been in a medically induced coma in Grenoble, France, since being badly injured in a ski accident on December 29 in the French resort of Meribel.

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