Motor racing-Schumacher in 'critical' condition

LYON, France, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Retired seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is in 'critical' condition following a fall while skiing off-piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel, Sky Sports News reported on Sunday.

The 44-year-old German was taken to hospital in Grenoble and placed under the care of Professor Gerard Saillant, a brain and spine injury expert.

(Editing by Ed Osmond)

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