Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother-in-law Eunice Kennedy Shriver is recovering in hospital, after suffering a minor stroke.

Shriver, the sister of late US President John F Kennedy and mother of TV reporter Maria Shriver, was admitted to Los Angeles' UCLA Medical Center on Saturday (29OCT05) after falling ill.

In a statement, representatives for the UCLA Medical Center say, "Doctors anticipate a short hospital stay."

Special Olympics founder Shriver, 84, is also receiving treatment for a stress fracture of the left hip.