Media: BBC's Match of the Day reacquires rights to show highlights

The BBC's Match of the Day has reacquired the rights to show Premier League football highlights. The new deal runs until 2010. The value of the three-year contract has increased by almost £70 million to £171.6 million. ITV and Channel 4 did not bid, but it is understood five was involved in the bidding process.

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