Vaughan had been accused of using racist or discriminatory language towards a group of players of Asian ethnicity before a match for Yorkshire in 2009.
The former England striker was restored to his presenting role for live coverage of Manchester City's 6-0 thrashing of Burnley on Saturday, a week after being taken off air in an impartiality row
The Gary Lineker crisis that engulfed the BBC over the weekend brought to a head an increasingly acrimonious row about impartiality at the public-funded British broadcaster.
The former England footballer was removed after using Twitter to compare the language used to launch the new policy to the rhetoric of Nazi-era Germany.
British soccer commentator John Motson has died aged 77, his family announced in a statement on Thursday.
The BBC issued an apology on Tuesday after their FA Cup coverage was interrupted by a pornographic audio clip.
The BBC was forced to apologise to Manchester United fans on Tuesday after a message appeared on their news ticker labelling the Premier League club as "rubbish".
Andy Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time on Sunday despite his wife telling him she was voting for one of his rivals.
Andy Murray could round off his sensational year which has seen him finish as men's tennis world number one and win both Wimbledon and the Olympic title with a historic third BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.