It has been a while since Dina Asher-Smith has enjoyed the thrill of leaving high-class 100m sprinters in her slipstream, but there were reassuring hints of her imperious best as she held on for victory in front of her home fans in Birmingham.

In her first major win since suffering a hamstring injury before last year’s Olympics, Asher-Smith exploded out of the blocks and had enough in the tank to fend off the fast-finishing Tokyo bronze medallist, Shericka Jackson, to win by 0.01sec. Read More