Schumacher discharged from hospital

Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and was discharged from a French hospital.

FILE: Retired Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left hospital in Grenoble and is no longer in a coma, his family says.

The 45-year-old will continue his rehabilitation at an undisclosed location, the statement said.

Schumacher was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps on 29 December last year.