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Formula 1 racing legend said to be recovering

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Michael Schumacher Reuters/Tony Gentile/Files

Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress in recovering from a severe head injury, nearly a year-and-half after a skiing accident.


Schumacher has been treated at his Swiss home near Lake Geneva since last September.

"We're glad to be able to continue to say that he is making progress, as I always say, given the severity of his head injuries," said his manager Sabine Kehm at a sponsor's event.

But Kehm also reiterated 46-year-old Schumacher's recovery will be a lengthy process following the accident in the French Alps in December 2013 which left him in a coma in Grenoble hospital for 189 days.

Last June, Kehm announced Schumacher was out of a coma.