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Michael Schumacher still in a stable condition in Grenoble hospital

Sabine Kehm, Michael Schumacher’s official spokesperson has clarified that despite some ongoing rumours, the German champion’s condition remains stable in a medically-induced coma.

Kehm’s press release comes after a full week of silence.

Michael has been put in an artificial come after suffering from serious head injuries in a skis accident in Meribel, France, December 29, 2013.

She said today, Friday January 17 that Michael was “in a stable condition”.

For the first time since the accident, Kehm did not mention the word “critical”.

“I also repeat that Michael's family is very happy and confident with the work of the team of doctors treating Michael, and they trust them completely. Michael's condition is still considered as stable,” she said.

Sabine Kehm has also once again urged fans not to heed any unofficial updates.

“Unfortunately I have to repeat that any information regarding Michael's health not coming from the doctors treating him or from his management must be treated as pure speculation,” she added.