World Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran has reiterated a commitment to equal prize money as squash's latest bid for Olympic inclusion takes shape.
"Equal prize money is something which is advocated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)," the Indian told insidethegames.
"It is happening in some events, and will continue to happen."
This comes shortly after a study published by BBC Sport found England's Laura Massaro received £16,300 ($26,000/€20,800) less for winning the world title than male compatriot Nick Matthew did when he won his third world crown in November 2013.
A historic merger between the PSA and the Women's Squash Association has since occurred, with the PSA set to operate as the governing body for both the men's and women's ranks from January 1, 2015.
This should bring more opportunities for equal prize money at events including the World Open, it is hoped.
Despite the ignominy of three failures to be added to the Olympic programme, most recently in 2013 where squash finished third wrestling and baseball/softball in a race for one slot, Ramachandran remains confident in the sport's chances.
He hopes the Olympic Agenda 2020 reform process, due to be completed at the Extraordinary IOC Session in Monte Carlo on December 8 and 9, will lead to a more flexible sports programme.
"Squash would only have two events so would not be a huge burden.
"The door is slightly ajar and we hope to get in this time."
Showing how the sport can be easily adapted to new settings and environments has been a key part of squash's strategy.
So the success of the Asian Beach Games, where players from India and Hong Kong took gold on Karon Beach, provided another strong advert, and evidence of the sport's desire to be included on multi-sport programmes.
"It is fantastic," insisted Ramachandran.
"Squash in the Beach Games can never be more spectacular, and it was late at night which is a change from normal routine.
"It shows we can contribute to the ambiance and the legacy of the city."
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