Al-Kass Sports Channel is a sports channel that is broadcast 24/7 from Qatar. Its official name is Al Dawri wal Kass, which means The League and the Cup in Arabic, since it was initially launched to broadcast domestic football in Qatar.
Al-Kass was launched in June 2006 as the second sports channel from Qatar after Al Jazeera Sports. In its first year, the channel won many viewers with its unmatched coverage of domestic sports, especially football. It also broadcast the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha. It now also covers matches involving the Gulf countries, notably FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, the AFC Asian Cup and the Gulf Cup of Nations. It has emerged as one of the most popular sport channels in Arabia.