187. Joint selling and buying.

The European Commission's decision-making practice is limited thus far to cases relating to the joint selling of exclusive rights1. No decisions have been adopted with regard to the behaviour of a single seller2 (eg sports associations or sports rights agencies). In cases where 'ex ante' (single or collective) dominance exists at the acquisition market, under certain circumstances the acquisition and use of exclusive sports media rights could constitute an abuse of dominance by the buyer