Bratislava also supports sports events through:
grant program for the development of sports and education,
through partnership in organizing selected sports projects,
by participating in international sports events,
organization of sports events,
by managing municipal sports areas and facilities (STaRZ).
Improving sports opportunities for people who live and spend their free time here, and being open to cooperation on sports activities and projects for the benefit of sports development, is a priority for the capital city.
The City of Bratislava also establishes the conditions for sports and recreation of its citizens via its organisation of the Bratislava Sports and Recreation Facility Administration (STaRZ
). In addition to managing sports areas and facilities, this organization also organizes several sports events such as the Devín Bratislava Run, the Friendship Cycle Tour, the Bratislava Cross and others.