Michael Schumacher's manager says the retired Formula One star now "shows moments of consciousness and awakening," more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident. (Encouraging signs in his health: manager)
Manager Sabine Kehm said in a statement that "Michael is making progress on his way." She added that "we keep remaining confident."
Kehm says Schumacher's family does not intend to disclose further details. (Schumi's wife building 10 million pound medical suite)
The 45-year-old Schumacher fell while skiing in France and hit the right side of his head on a rock, cracking his helmet. Doctors operated to remove blood clots from his brain but some were left because they were too deeply embedded. (Fans must be ready for the worst: doctor)
Schumacher's condition stabilized after he was placed in the coma. In late January, doctors began the process of withdrawing sedatives to try to wake him up.