Michael Schumacher in Critical Condition After Ski Fall bbc.co.uk

Truly awful news. I do hope he recovers quickly, but his condition sounds extremely serious:

The 44-year-old German suffered serious brain trauma, was in a coma on arrival and underwent a brain operation.

He was skiing off-piste with his son in the French Alps on Sunday when the accident occurred.

Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he fell and hit his head against a rock, his manager Sabine Kehm said.