Chibakyu Tomo no Kai is established with its head office at 59 Aza Omachi, Ichinoseki-shi, Iwate Prefecture
The Companyfs name is changed to PEOPLE CO., LTD.
April PEOPLE takes over the sports club business of Nichii (head office at 2-14 Awaji-cho, Higashi-ku, Osaka)
1979 October The head office moves to 3-4-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
The geg-zash service business is launched as the Company enters fitness club management
1984 August Begins franchise business, aiming to build a large franchised network
December Introduces corporate-use system, aiming to expand corporate-related business, and commences corporate fitness business
Head office registration transfers to 3-4-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
December Registers as a travel agent operator (license 866) under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (formerly the Ministry of Transport)
Begins travel business offering travel tours with sports themes
1993 March Acquires operations of sports club QUESTO from Nagai Sports Center
Establishes THE CLUB AT YEBISU GARDEN CO., LTD. (now a consolidated subsidiary) in a joint venture with Sapporo Breweries Limited
Acquires operations of sports club Yamaha Sportin Green from Yamaha Sports System
Acquires operations of sports clubs Reborn Kawasaki and Reborn Hamamatsu, followed by five others, from SAISON Group
July The Company lists its stock on the Japan Securities Dealers Association Over-the-Counter market
Acquires operations of Shitaho Sports Club from Kishimoto Kosan Co., Ltd.
Acquires operations of Toho Sports Club Acty from Toho Sports Kikaku, a subsidiary of Toho Co., Ltd.
December Acquires operations of Athletic Club Kochi from Kochi Prefecture Housing Supply Corporation
The Company lists its stock on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
March Acquires operations of sports club Sun Garden Dojima Garden Club from GARDEN HOTELS Co., Ltd.
2000 February The Company lists its stock on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
KONAMI CORPORATION becomes a parent company of PEOPLE through the acquisition of 54.64% of the Companyfs issued shares by tender offer (TOB)
June PEOPLE is renamed to Konami Sports Corporation
Acquires all stock of Konami Sports Plaza (formerly Nissan Sports Plaza, Co., Ltd.), a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., to make it a subsidiary
August Acquires operations of Sky Across from Tosei Sports Club, a subsidiary of Tokyo Life Insurance Co., and opens it as a new service brand GRANCISE sports club in Otemachi, Tokyo, in March 2002
The head office moves and registration transfers to 4-10-1 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
February Acquires 82.17% of the outstanding shares of Daiei Olympic Sports Club, Inc., a subsidiary of The Daiei, Inc.,to make it a subsidiary
Acquires operations of two sports club facilities from Sumikin Sports Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.
March Acquires operations of five sports club facilities from Hello Sports Plaza Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION
October The Company merges with Konami Olympic Sports Club Corporation (formerly Daiei Olympic Sports Club, Inc.)
November Acquires operations of Aoyama Club from the former Aoyama Club Co., Ltd., and re-launches that club as a GRANCISE brand in April 2003
The Company merges Konami Sports Plaza, Inc. (formerly Nissan Sports Plaza, Inc.)
Konami Sports Life Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION) becomes a parent company of Konami Sports through a transfer of shares from KONAMI CORPORATION
March Acquires all stock of Konami Athletics, Inc. (formerly Nissay Athletics Company) to make it a subsidiary
May The Company merges with Konami Athletics Inc.
July Acquires operations of five sports club facilities from Hankyu Corporation and its subsidiary Okisi Corporation
November The Company integrates the Daishokai Gymnastics Club and establishes a gymnastics team
January Concludes a JOC Official Partnership Agreement with the Japanese Olympic Committee
September Completed equipping all facilities with automated external defibrillators (AED)
Establishes wholly-owned subsidiary SELF FITNESS CLUB CO.,LTD.
July The Company is authorized as the Japan’s first “JOC Athlete Support Center” by The Japanese Olympic Committee
The Company merges with Konami Sports Life Corporation as of February 28.
Becomes Konami’s wholly owned subsidiary by share exchange exected between Konmai and Konami Sports Corporation as of March 1.
The Company fs name is changed to Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd. as of March 31.
April Headquarters was transferred to 9-7-2, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
319 facilities in operation (208 directlyoperated facilities and 111 facilities under management agreement)A990,690 members(directlyoperated facilities) nationwide as of June 30.