Schumacher showing `encouraging signs` of coming out of coma: Manager

Sydney: The manager of comatose Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has said that there are `encouraging signs` in the process of bringing the former German racer out of a medically-induced coma.

According to, there has been a `noticeable improvement` in Schumacher`s condition and his manager Sabine Kehm confirmed the reports, saying that there have been `encouraging signs` in his recovery.

Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident at the French resort of Meribel on December 29.

The seven-time world champion was taken to a hospital in Grenoble for emergency surgery and was then placed in an artificial coma, the report added.