The action heats up as finals are set and more medals are won.

The heart pounding Paralympic action begins early this morning in and around Sochi.

NBCSN’s live broadcast coverage will begin at 5 am with the first semifinal game in ice sledge hockey.  The first game has host Russia facing off against Norway.

Today’s second semifinal match will see the United States take the ice against their rival to the north Canada. Coverage of this match will also be live on NBCSN starting at noon.

The winners of these two games will face-off in the gold medal game on Saturday afternoon.

Before the heart pounding action from the Shayba Arena, fans can enjoy other action streaming on Wheelchair curling begins the day’s coverage.

Fans can choose from one of four streaming games beginning at 1:30 am. Among the choices are the United States against Great Britain.

Four other matches will be broadcast starting at 7:30. This group includes host Russia facing off against Slovakia. All of these matches will be played at the Ice Cube Curling Center.

It is men’s day at the Rosa Khutor Alpine  The first event of the day is the first run of the men’s slalom competition.

In the visually impaired division, Mark Bathum  will take the hill for the United States. Three skiers will take the hill in the standing division.  The large sitting division field will include four skiers from the USA.

The action will begin at 8 am streaming live on