Equal prize money at 2017 Squash Worlds

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The 2017 men’s and women’s World Squash Championships will have equal prize money for the first time.

The men’s and women’s champions will each take home $45,000 (£30,675).

The tournaments will both take place in Manchester from 9-17 December – just the second time they have been held side-by-side.

Professional Squash Association chief Alex Gough says the parity in prize money is “a huge step forward that everyone in the sport can be proud of”.

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