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  1973 March
  Chibakyu Tomo no Kai is established with its head office at 59 Aza Omachi, Ichinoseki-shi, Iwate Prefecture
  1978 February
  The Company’s 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
  1983 May
  The “eg-zas” 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
  1988 August
  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)
  1989 February
  Begins travel business offering travel tours with sports themes
  1993 March   Acquires operations of sports club QUESTO from Nagai Sports Center
  1994 January
  Establishes THE CLUB AT YEBISU GARDEN CO., LTD. (now a consolidated subsidiary) in a joint venture with Sapporo Breweries Limited
  1995 July
  Acquires operations of sports club Yamaha Sportin Green from Yamaha Sports System
  1996 May
  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
  1997 March
  Acquires operations of Shitaho Sports Club from Kishimoto Kosan Co., Ltd.
  1998
November
  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
  1999
February
  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
  2001
February

KONAMI CORPORATION becomes a parent company of PEOPLE through the acquisition of 54.64% of the Company’s 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
  2002
January
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
  2003
January
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
  2004
January   Concludes a JOC Official Partnership Agreement with the Japanese Olympic Committee
September   Completed equipping all facilities with automated external defibrillators (AED)
  2005
April
  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
  2006
February
  The Company merges with Konami Sports Life Corporation as of February 28.
March   Becomes Konami's wholly owned subsidiary by share exchange exected between Konmai and Konami Sports Corporation as of March 1.
    The Company’s name is changed to Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd. as of March 31.
  2007
April   Headquarters was transferred to 9-7-2, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
June
  319 facilities in operation (208 directlyoperated facilities and 111 facilities under management agreement)、990,690 members(directlyoperated facilities) nationwide as of June 30.
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