The mascots were expected to help finance the Tokyo Games through merchandizing and licensing deals.
Mass logging for construction of the Olympic venues received international criticism.
The Games, which has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic by a year, in it.
Who is going to pay the money to compensate for the losses? The United States came out of the gate strong as Rapinoe scored the game's opening goal in the eighth minute.
Five sports were shortlisted for removal, including canoe, field hockey, modern pentathlon, taekwondo, and wrestling.
Other qualifying events that were due to take place in March to June 2020 began to be postponed until later in the year and mid-2021 as part of a wider suspension of international sporting competitions in response to the pandemic.